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Exercise of the Week – Single Arm Chest Reach

Target Muscles: Chest (Pectorals) & Core (Abdominals).

Single Arm Chest Reach 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

With a set of dumbbells in your hands, sit on your stability ball and then lean back rolling the ball until the ball is underneath your head, shoulders and neck and you are laying horizontally with your hips in line. Raise your dumbbells  into a wide position above your chest, as shown.

Single Arm Chest Reach 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Then, whilst maintaining your balance, bring one dumbbell across towards the other rotating your upper body as you do so, to bring your palms together. Then return to start position and repeat for required reps.

Repetitions: 12-15

Sets: 2-4

This is a really effective upper/core body exercise to incorporate into your home workouts.

Note: This is an advanced ball exercise, and should not be used with heavy weights.