Exercise of The Week: Laying Chest Fly

laying Chest Fly

One of the most important things to remember is that if you begin getting bored with your workout…chances are you are going to stop doing it as often. That is why it is very important to change up your routine every once in a while. Find a new exercise and find out what works for you. Right now My nemesis is the twisting knee tucks it is the latest on the “love to hate” exercise list. On days where I don’t want to torture myself I like to do these…laying chest fly. I love these because you can do them at home and they are quick and not too complicated.  All you need is a mat and 5-10lb dumbbells and you are ready to go! So how do you do them?

You are going to begin by laying down on your mat and raising your legs at a 90 degree angle. Keeping your elbows slightly bent, raise your arms up to the ceiling like in picture A.  Now open your arms out to the side like in B. Try and keep your hands about 1-2 inches off the ground. Make sure to engage your core as you do this. You do not want your body moving to either side as your arms move down. Now go back to A.  See, it really isn’t that complicated.  Do 2-3 sets of 10 reps and you are golden. Good luck!

Need more ideas? Try these:

Other Exercises:
Pistol Squat
Twisting Knee Tuck
Reverse Crunch
Lateral lunge and press
Plie Squats and side kick
30 Day Challenges:
Ab Challenge
Mountain Climbers
Tricep Dip
Jacknife Sit Up
Dumbbell Squat thrust

About Eunice

I like to joke that I am "a well of useless information" but for once I can share that information with people that might want to listen. I love trying new things and now I have an audience to share it with...hopefully. I hope you enjoy what you read :)

Posted on September 10, 2014, in Exercise of the week, Fitness and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. I like these, and should do them more as I need to strengthen my shoulder in rotation!
    I love your exercises of the week…they always remind me of things I have forgotten about 😀


  2. Thanks for the tips. I really want to tone my arms. That is the biggest thing that I am working on these days.


    • No problem 🙂 I do different ones each Wednesday. Arms can be a pain but I like that there are so many exercises that you can do right at home! I’ll try including some arm exercises in the future 🙂

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