Exercise Ball Inclined Pushups

Exercise Tips

  • Focus on balance
  • Keep your back straight and butt down
    the entire time
  • Different hand positions on the ball will isolate different chest muscles

Exercise Ball Inclined Pushups

This exercise targets your chest and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Upper, Middle & Lower Chest


2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week


Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Upper, Middle & Lower Chest

Equipment: Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Upper Chest

Starting Position: Place your hands halfway between the sides and the top of the exercise ball. Get into push up position with your hands on an exercise ball, positioned halfway between the sides and the top of the ball. You should be up on your toes with your whole body straight and your hands underneath your shoulders.

  1. 1 While maintaining balance, slowly bring your chest down towards the ball. Keep your elbows close to your sides.
  2. 2 Once your nose touches or comes close to the ball, explode back up into starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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