Chest Press with Resistance Band

Wrap the band around your back and hold either side with palms facing downwards. Abduct your arms to 90 degrees and bend your elbows, tightening the resistance band. Concentric contraction: Breathe out. Press the resistance bands forward together and with control, until the arms are fully extended. Eccentric contraction: Breathe in. Flex the elbows returning the arms to the start position. Repeat until the desired repetitions are complete.


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