Seated Push Up Shoulder Exercise

The seated push up exercise works on the scapulothoraic body segment.

Aim:

  • Strengthens the pectoralis minor, lower trapezius and the latissimus dorsi.

Technique:

  • The athlete sits with their hands by their sides, pushing down to lift the hips from the couch (or chair).
  • The elbows must be fully extended before the athlete returns to the seated position.

Muscles worked: