2. Place your forearms against the pads. Check that your shoulders and elbows make a horizontal line.
1. Move the pads towards each other until they just touch in front of your chest.
2. Hold for a count of two; then slowly return the pads to the starting position.
• Contract your pectorals hard at the mid point.
• Do not curl your shoulders forwards as you bring the pads together.
• Move the pads in a smooth arc - do not jerk the pads together as this reduces the work on the pectorals.