Chest Press With Bands
Area Targeted: Middle, Upper Chest
Learn set-up, movements and points to remember below:
Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at knee height
Bands: Attach each end of the band(s) to a handle
Body Positioning: Grip a handle in each hand, and stand 3 to 4 feet away from the door with your back to the door. Position your arms so that they are parallel with the floor, and parallel with the door behind you. Your palms should be facing down. Keep your back straight, head straight and chest up.
Push the handles forward, up and in until they about 6 inches apart, and at eye level. Return to the starting position (controlling the resistance). Repeat.
Points To Remember
1. Grip the handles lightly to insure that the majority of the stress is placed the chest muscles.
2. Do not bring your elbows past your shoulders as you bring them back to the starting position.