Primary Muscle Group: Chest
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Deltoideus, Triceps brachii, Pectoralis Major
Preparation: Place your body into the pushup position and your shins against the ball, palms on the floor directly under your chest.
Breathing: Inhale while lowering your chest and exhale as you press back to start.
Execution: Lower your chest to the floor by bending your elbows. Once your chin is even with the bend in your elbows, exhale and press back to start. Remember to keep your back flat, your hips up and your abs tight!
Comments: If this is too hard, try placing your thighs against the ball instead of your shins.
Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:Ball Band Chest PressBall Dumbbell Chest FlysBall Dumbbell Chest PressBall Dumbbell PulloverBall Incline Dumbbell FlyBall Incline Dumbbell PressBand Chest PressBand Decline Chest PressBand Incline Chest PressBench Press - BarbellBench Press - Hammer StrengthCable CrossoverCable PulloverChest Press - Hammer StrengthDecline Bench Press - BarbellDecline Dumbbell FlyDecline Dumbbell PressFlat Dumbbell FlyFlat Dumbbell PressIncline Dumbbell FlyIncline Dumbbell PressPush Ups