At Home Exercises for Breast Firming & Lifting

Many women turn to costly and invasive surgical procedures to augment and enhance their breasts. But cosmetic surgery comes at a price–monetarily and physically. Cosmetic surgery can costs thousands of dollars and permanent scarring is common. If this doesn’t sound like an option for you, but you would like to improve the firmness and perkiness of your breasts, exercise is an effective and non-invasive option. With simple exercises you can do at home, you can get younger-looking, firmer breasts in a matter of weeks.

Push-Ups

Push-ups are one of the best exercises for strengthening and toning the muscles of the upper body. They are challenging, so if you’re just starting out begin with modified push-ups on your knees. Get onto all fours, with your palms on the ground a little wider than shoulder width. Lower your hips a little so they are in a straight line with your knees and shoulders. Rest the tops of your feet on the ground or cross your ankles. Bend your elbows and lower your body toward the ground in one piece until your chest almost touches the floor, then push up to your starting position.

If you’re ready to try a full push-up, lift your knees off the ground so your legs are straight and your body looks like a plank from the side. Bend your elbows and lower your body toward the ground in one piece until your chest almost touches the floor, then push up. Don’t let your hips sag or your shoulders round. If they do, go back to doing modified push-ups on your knees until you develop the necessary strength.

Chest Fly

The chest fly builds muscle in the pectoral region, making the breasts appear firmer and more lifted. You can perform this exercise at home with a bench and some free weights. If you don’t have free weights, get creative and use other weighted objects like milk or juice jugs.

Lie on your back on the bench with your feet flat on the floor. Extend your arms straight up over your chest, holding a weight in each hand. Bring the weights together in the center to start. Begin to separate your arms, bringing them out to the side. Keep a slight bend in the elbow throughout the motion. Stop when your arms are horizontal with your chest. Engage the pectoral muscles, then bring your arms back together to the starting position. Repeat 15 times.

Dips

Dips work the muscles of the chest and the triceps muscles, which are located on the back of the upper arm. You can do them anywhere with a sturdy flat surface that is between knee- and hip-height. A bench is a good item to use.

Stand with your back to the bench and squat down, placing your palms shoulder-width apart on the edge of the bench with your fingers pointing forward. Wrap your fingers around the edge of the bench to get a good grip. Walk your feet out in front of you flat on the floor and keep your knees bent at about a 90-degree angle. Begin with your arms straight, holding your body off the ground, and bend the elbows, lowering your hips toward the ground, but not allowing them to touch. Bend your elbows as far as you can, then push into your hands to straighten your arms and rise to your starting position. Work up to 20 dips.

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