Exercises With Mat For Chest

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Best 7 Exercises With Mat For Chest

by Valerie Zeller Valerie Zeller

Sphinx Pose
Sphinx Pose
Sphinx Pose

Sphinx Pose

Sphinx Pose is a beginning backbend in yoga that helps open the chest, lungs and lower back. The exercise also strengthens the spine and buttocks and lengthens the abdominal muscles.

How to do Sphinx Pose

  • Start out by lying prone on the ground or a mat with your hands and forearms squarely on the surface.

  • Pressing your pelvis against the ground, stretch your upper body up to the roof, keeping onto this role for a couple seconds before falling back to the starting spot.

  • Perform this posture for a couple minutes to be able to extend out the legs.

Butterfly
Butterfly
Butterfly

Butterfly

Butterfly is a strength exercise that works your quadriceps, hip flexors and pecs and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your chest, hips, legs, lower body, thighs, upper body, upper chest and upper legs. It requires mat to do.

How to do Butterfly

  • Start by sitting on a fly machine with your back flat against the surface, getting a tight grasp upon the handles, holding your upper arms parallel to the floor and feet flat on the table.

  • Slowly put the handles together and hug the shoulders as you get back together.

  • As soon as you sense discomfort in your throat, pause and keep the pose for a count.

  • Go back to the starting point and replicate for as many reps and sets as needed.

Upward Facing Dog
Upward Facing Dog

Upward Facing Dog

Upward Facing Dog is a bodyweight exercise that works your abs, traps, biceps, triceps, deltoids and pecs and is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms, chest, core, neck, shoulders, upper back, upper body, upper chest and waist. It requires no equipment to do.

How to do Upward Facing Dog

  • Start out by lying facedown with your knees hitting the floor and holding your feet tight together.

  • Hold your hands at shoulder height, lift your elbows high in the air and move your shoulder blades back into your hips.

  • Then straighten out your back, raise up your chin, shoulders and chest out towards the ceiling.

  • Hold this place for 5 to 10 breaths and return back to the starting point.

Lion'S Breath Pose
Lion'S Breath Pose

Lion's Breath Pose

Lion'S Breath Pose is a none exercise that works your pecs, lower pecs and upper pecs and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your chest, lower chest, upper body and upper chest. It requires mat to do.

Advanced Crow Sequence
Advanced Crow Sequence
Advanced Crow Sequence

Advanced Crow Sequence

Advanced Crow Sequence is a none exercise that works your biceps, triceps, pecs, upper abs and upper pecs and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms, chest, core, upper body, upper chest and waist. It requires mat to do.

Pec Opener
Pec Opener
Pec Opener

Pec Opener

Pec Opener is a cooldown exercise that works your deltoids, front deltoids and upper pecs and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your chest, shoulders, upper body and upper chest. It requires mat to do.

Left Bird Of Paradise
Left Bird Of Paradise
Left Bird Of Paradise

Left Bird Of Paradise

Left Bird Of Paradise is a none exercise that works your deltoids, pecs, rear deltoids, front deltoids, side deltoids and upper pecs and is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your chest, shoulders, upper body and upper chest. It requires mat to do.

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Check out these 16 exercises which target your chest, upper body, upper chest, shoulders and lower body. Most of them require either mat or no equipment or weight machine and you can do them either at gym or at home or outdoor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many exercises with mat for chest are there?

Now we have 16 such exercises in our Directory.

What muscles do these exercises target?

Most of the exercises work pecs, upper pecs, deltoids, quadriceps and lower pecs.

Where can one do these exercises?

You can do most of these exercises either at gym or at home or outdoor.