Exercise #1455

Push Up

2 mins - Exercise


Muscle Focus: Triceps, chest, upper back.

Objective: Strengthen chest and triceps, stabilization of trunk.

Start Position: Stand at the back edge of the Mat with feet together.

Movement: Roll down through the spine to place the hands on the Mat. Walk the hands out for four steps until the shoulders are over the wrists and the body is in a plank position. Bend the elbows towards the ribs in a tricep push up three to five times. Pike the pelvis towards the ceiling and walk the hands back to the feet in four steps. Roll up through the spine to standing.

Precautions: Avoid sinking in the shoulder girdle and pelvis during the tricep push, while maintaining the draw of the elbows into the ribcage.
What You'll Need: Mat

About This Video


Now we're going to be doing the pushup exercise. It's an intermediate exercise and, and obviously it's going to be strengthening your upper body. It's going to be strengthening your triceps, your ches...


1 person likes this.
Working hard to get mine as good as this... It will be awhile!
This a good movement. Can I modify this move ok using bent knees on the floor making it easier but still affective?

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