Benefits of Punches
Great for toning your upper body arms, shoulders and core, also a good way to relieve stress!!
Muscle Groups Worked:
Deltoids, Biceps, triceps, obliques, lower trapezius, latissimus dorsi.
To make this exercise more challenging you could hold a dumbbell in each hand or even a tin of beans or a bottle of water if you do not have any equipment but be sure to always start off with a light weight and work your way up.
Step by Step Guide:
- Stand straight with legs hip width apart and a slight bend in the knees
- Hold your arms up in a guard position in front of your face, arms should have a bend of 90 degrees at the elbow
- With the right arm first punch out so that your elbow locks and the arm is straight and the palm is facing to the floor
- Bring the arm back to the guard position and repeat with the Left arm