Start facing wall, arms-length away, feet slightly apart, legs straight with weight on toes. Place hands on wall with pointer fingers and thumbs forming a triangle. Keep arms in line with shoulders/chest (not above or below this region).
INHALE: Bend elbows about 90 degrees and lower body toward the wall without touching it. EXHALE: Straighten arms and return to starting position to complete one rep.
The further your feet are away from the wall, the more difficult this exercise will be. Also be sure not to lock knees or elbows.
Muscles Worked: Chest, Triceps, Shoulders
Time Involved: 3-5 minutes
Body Benefit: Strong chest, toned arms
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