Day 130: Stretch and Strengthen in a Single Move!
Thursday, May 17, 2018
This exercise both strengthens and stretches your chest.
Seated Knee Lifts with Chair
Lie flat on a bench. Hold dumbbells with arms extended and elbows slightly bent.
INHALE: Lower dumbbells until elbows are at shoulder height.
EXHALE: Raise the dumbbells up until they meet.
A narrow bench will allow free movement of the shoulders. This is not an exercise for heavy weights. Keeping arms slightly bent will less the stress on the elbow.
Muscles Worked: Chest