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Isometric Chest Squeezes

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Type: Plyometrics Main Muscle Worked: Chest Other Muscles: Shoulders, Triceps Equipment: Body Only Mechanics Type: Compound Level: Beginner Location: Sport: NoForce: Static
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Isometric Chest Squeezes Guide

Main Muscle: Chest

  1. While either seating or standing, bend your arms at a 90-degree angle and place the palms of your hands together in front of your chest. Tip: Your hands should be open with the palms together and fingers facing forward (perpendicular to your torso).
  2. Push both hands against each other as you contract your chest. Start with slow tension and increase slowly. Keep breathing normally as you execute this contraction.
  3. Hold for the recommended number of seconds.
  4. Now release the tension slowly.
  5. Rest for the recommended amount of time and repeat.

Variations: While you can perform this exercise with the hands right in front of you, you can also change the angle by having the hands at a 45 degree angle above parallel or below.

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Sep 30, 2014 11:42 AM: These are great to do between chest exercise sets during your rest period. I feel they add significantly to the pump of the main exercise.

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Jul 28, 2014 1:39 AM: So-so.

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Nov 11, 2013 5:24 AM: for people that dont have a defined chest or that just cant see there pectorials just yet and are not sure the exercise is working correctly for them an alternative is to put 2 dumbells on the floor and get into a push up position on there knees hands on dumbells and as hard as you can push the bells...+See More

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Aug 3, 2013 2:08 PM: Nice!

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Mar 31, 2013 4:24 PM: if you want it to be more challenging try using weights.

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Dec 24, 2011 3:20 AM: Awesome!

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Jun 14, 2011 4:52 AM: Horrible

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Mar 23, 2011 6:50 AM: ... what l've been doing is not isometrics, but using my own body as resistance!!

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Mar 2, 2011 1:28 PM: Feels more affective when shifting the tension from one side to the other slighty

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Feb 13, 2010 1:25 AM: whats the recommended number of seconds?

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