Resistance Chairs Bellevue WA

The resistance chair uses built-in resistance bands for a low-impact upper body and core workout. Lightweight and folds up for easy storage. Great gift for parents or grandparents.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(425) 255-3070
The Landing
Renton, WA
 
Puetz Golf Superstore
(425) 747-0664
1645 140th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA
 
Zach's Tennis
(425) 453-9224
12001 NE 12th St Ste 82
Bellevue, WA
 
Sunset North Fitness Center
(425) 564-0400
3060 139th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA
 
Eddie Bauer Inc
(425) 453-0450
118 Bellevue Sq
Bellevue, WA
 
Fitness Shop
(425) 643-1033
13900 NE 20th St
Bellevue, WA
 
School Colors
(425) 456-0492
1515 130th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA
 
Fitness Outlet The
(425) 957-4707
13407 NE 20th St
Bellevue, WA
 
Pro Golf Discount
(425) 641-6766
Bellevue, WA
 
Bellevue Square Mall
(425) 453-0450
119 Bellevue Sq
Bellevue, WA
 

Upper Body Workouts

Provided By: 

Upper Body Workout

dumbbell Chest Fly

(works the chest, shoulders and biceps)
  • Grasp 2 dumbbells and lie flat on a bench.
  • Support dumbbells over chest, palms facing eachother (Figure 01).
  • Lower dumbbells to the side until you feel stretch in your chest (Figure 02).
  • Push dumbbells together in a hugging motion (Figure 01).
  • Extend the arms back up and repeat.

Variations of this exercise: the guillotine, decline bench press, lying fly.

Push-ups

(works the chest, shoulders, biceps and triceps)
  • Lie on the floor with your hands wider than shoulder width and your bottom half propped up on your toes (Figure 03).
  • Lower your body down by bending the elbows at 90-degrees (don't stick your bum in the air or let your middle sag) (Figure 04).
  • Push your upper body up by extending your arms and repeat (Figure 03).

Variations of this exercise chest press, stability ball push-up, weighted push-up, decline push-up.

Bicep Curls

(works the biceps, forearms and shoulders)
  • Hold barbell in front of your body, arms extended in an underhand grip (Figure 05).
  • With elbows glued to your sides, curl the barbell up towards your shoulder (Figure 06).
  • Lower it and repeat (Figure 05).

Variations of this exercise: concentration curls, cable curls, biceps machine.

After 4-6 weeks, change at least one of the following components:

  • Type or Weight of Resistance
  • Exercise
  • Positioning

Bench Dips

(works the triceps, shoulders and chest)
  • Grab the end of one bench and support your heels on an adjacent bench (Figure 07).
  • Bend your elbows to lower yourself towards the ground until your rear almost touches or when your elbows bend at 90-degrees (Figure 08).
  • Raise body by pushing up with your arms and repeat (Figure 07).

Variations of this exercise: triceps dips (station), triceps pull downs, tri extensions.

Click here to read the rest of this article from Fitness Gear 101