Incline Medicine Ball Push Ups
- Place a medicine ball on a bench and ensure that there is enough friction for it to stay in place without support.
- Place your hands on the top of the medicine ball and extend your feet out so that your body is in a fully extended, starting push-up position.
- Slowly lower your body until your chest lightly touches the medicine ball.
- Using your chest and triceps push your hands ‘through’ the ball forcing your body to rise back up to the starting position. Contract your pectoral muscles at the top position.
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Incline medicine ball push ups is a gym work out exercise that targets chest and triceps and also involves shoulders. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Single-arm kneeling t-bar/landmine presses, gymnastic ring dips and gymnastic ring support position are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as incline medicine ball push ups. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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