Closed push-up

Sets: 2 Reps: 8-12

Lay with your chest on the stability ball. Place your hands on the ball at the sides of your chest. Place your toes on the floor, legs straight. Push your body up until your arms are almost straight (do not lock your elbows). Hold and balance for 2 seconds. Slowly return to the starting position and repeat. This exercise is a natural progression of the straight armed plank on the ball. It is essentially a plank in motion. To start the push ups on the ball exercise, kneel in front of the ball and place your hands about shoulder width apart. Get up onto your toes. Pull your shoulder blades down and back. This is the position you attained in the plank on the ball on your toes. Keep yourself straight from your head to your heels. It is important to engage your abdominals prior to moving.

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Lithuanian Sports University

Lithuanian Sports University

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  • Lithuanian Sports University (LSU) starting its tradition from 1934 is known as a leading academic and research center in sports science in the Baltic Sea region. The LSU offers 19 degree study programmes at all three study cycles (8 undergraduate, 9 Master’s and 2 PhD), mainly in sport science, where studies, research and practice are...