Push With Chair

Push With Chair


This exercise involves using a chair to perform a pushing motion, which primarily targets the chest, shoulders, and triceps. It can be done with bodyweight or by adding resistance with weights or resistance bands.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Push With Chair Instructions

  1. Place a sturdy chair against a wall or other stable surface.
  2. Stand facing the chair with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  3. Place your hands on the seat of the chair, shoulder-width apart.
  4. Step back with your feet until your body is at a slight angle.
  5. Lower your chest towards the chair by bending your elbows, keeping your body in a straight line.
  6. Push back up to the starting position by straightening your arms.
  7. Repeat for desired number of repetitions.

Push With Chair Form & Visual

Push With Chair

Push With Chair Benefits

  • Strengthens chest, shoulders, and triceps
  • Improves upper body stability and balance
  • Can be done anywhere with a sturdy chair or surface
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the angle of the body
  • Helps to improve posture and reduce risk of shoulder injuries

Push With Chair Muscles Worked

  • Chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor)
  • Shoulder muscles (anterior deltoids)
  • Triceps brachii

Push With Chair Variations & Alternatives

  • Push with Wall
  • Push with Table
  • Push with Resistance Band
  • Push with Dumbbells
  • Push with Kettlebells