Chest Press with Leg Raise

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Move Targets: Chest and Hip Flexors/Core


Step 1: Grab a pair of dumbbells and lie on your back with your feet together. Bend the elbows out to the sides at a 90-degree angle and hold a dumbbell in each hand.


Step 2: Exhale and press the weights straight up, extending from the shoulders. At the same time, press the lower back into the floor as you lift the legs over the hips.


Modification: Bend the knees and put your feet on the floor to begin, then lift them into a tabletop instead of an extension.

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