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Weight Lifting for Women


Pushups on Ball for Women

For a challenging upper-body weight lifting exercise for women, try doing push-ups on an exercise ball. This exercise works your chest, back, shoulders, and arms.

Assume starting position as shown, hands out to shoulder width.

Step 1
Assume starting position as shown, hands out to shoulder width.

Slowly lower upper body toward floor by bending at elbows.

Step 2
Slowly lower upper body toward floor by bending at elbows.

Step 3
Make sure to keep abs contracted and hold the ball still.

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