How to do Push Ups

Muscles Addressed

Chest, Shoulders, Triceps

 

Instructions:

  1. Begin on all fours with hands placed on the floor. Hands should be slightly wider than shoulders but still in line with them.  Body should form a straight line from the shoulders to the ankles.
  2. Contract the abs as tight as possible and keep them engaged throughout exercise.
  3. Lower the body until the chest nearly touches the floor, ensuring that the elbows are tucked in close to the torso.
  4. Pause for a moment then push back into the starting position

 

Alternatives:

Clapping push-ups, Incline push-ups, Knee push-ups. Decline push-ups, Spiderman push-ups, Rotational push-ups, diver push-ups, diamond push-ups, leg raise push-ups, push-ups triceps extension, switch hands push-ups.

 

 

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