Chest (Pectoralis Major & Minor) Exercises

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Exercises


Side and Arm Stretch
Summary

Simple standing oblique stretch

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Extended Arm Crunches with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a more popular ab exercise with the fitness ball.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Lats, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Front Raises with Band
Summary

This resistance band exercise targets front or anterior deltoids of the shoulders. If you want a greater challenge you can change the strength of the exercise bands that you use.

  • Muscle Group: Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
One Arm Front Raise with Band
Summary

This is a simple band exercise to work the the front portion of the deltoids (shoulders).

  • Muscle Group: Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Abdominal Stretch (Cobra)
Summary

Simple abdominal stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Abs
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Dumbbell Partial Forward Shoulder Raises
Summary

This free weight exercise is designed to strengthen and tone the front deltoids.

  • Muscle Group: Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength
Advanced Plank
Summary

The Plank is an excellent core exercise and test of core strength, this version of that exercise is more advanced.

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Shoulder: Front, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Side Stretch (Advanced)
Summary

This is a great stretching exercise for the obliques.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Hip Extensions in Plank
Summary

This exercise is great for working the glutes, abs, and hips.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Push Ups from Knees
Summary

This is an easier version of the push up from toes.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength
Push Ups with Elbows Close to Sides
Summary

This is a simple push up exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength
Fly Push Ups
Summary

This exercise is designed to strengthen the side abdominal muscles in addition to the chest, shoulders and triceps.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Shoulder: Side, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
One Arm Push Ups
Summary

This is a challenging version of the regular push-ups and is good for core, chest, and triceps development.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Shoulder and Biceps Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses on working and stretching the shoulders and biceps.

  • Muscle Group: Biceps, Chest, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Push Ups
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the chest, triceps, and shoulder muscles. It is great for home work outs and at the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength

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