- Lie on the floor, bench or step. Hold weights over the chest with the palms facing each other.
- Keeping the elbows slightly bent, lower the arms out to the sides and down until they're level with the chest.
- Keep the elbows in a fixed position and avoid lowering the weights too low.
- Squeeze chest to bring the arms back up as though you're hugging a tree.
- Repeat for 1 to 3 sets of 8 to 16 reps.
Do this exercise on a ball to add a balance challenge.