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Upper Body Exercises: Chest FlyEjercicios para la parte superior del cuerpo: Levantamiento de pesas para el pecho

Upper Body Exercises: Chest Fly

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This exercise stretches and strengthens your upper body. Before starting, read through all the instructions. During the exercise, breathe normally and use smooth movements. Stop if you feel any pain. If pain persists, call your healthcare provider.

  • Lie face up on a flat bench or on the floor with knees bent. Hold a ____ pound weight in each hand. Extend your arms out to the side, with elbows slightly bent, and palms facing up.

  • Keeping your elbows bent, raise your arms upward until the weights touch. Return to starting position.

  • Repeat ____ times. Do ____ sets ____ times a day.

CAUTION: Work slowly, using controlled movements. Keep your knees bent.

Date Last Reviewed: 2007-01-15T00:00:00-07:00

Date Last Modified: 2007-12-12T00:00:00-07:00

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