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Thigh Press, Seated

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muscles:BicepsMuscle, Pectoralis MajorMuscle, AbductorsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
auxiliary muscles:TricepsMuscle
required:Bench or Seat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength - isometric
Variations available (8)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • sit down onto the edge of a chair with straightened back
  • the knees are in a 90 degree angle and the feet put to the ground
  • the thighs are hip width opened
  • slightly tilt the upper body forward
  • hold the hands to the thighs

Correct Execution

  • try to move the thighs away from each other while your arms hold against the pressure
  • do not arch the upper body
  • hold the pressure for about 15-20 seconds
  • do this several times