How to Push (Push-Up)

In this video, you’re going to learn how to do a proper push-up. It’s one of the most common exercises done in body weight workouts and it’s also one that is easily done wrong because of the amount of strength it takes. Even those of us who have done push-ups before may not be doing them properly. By learning how to do a proper push-up, you’ll get stronger and more efficient while protecting your joints and posture. Many of these cues also translate into a bench press.

Tips In Review:

  1. Tighten your glutes and core (don’t let your hips drift)
  2. Avoid bulldogging with your arms
  3. Keep the shoulder over the elbow and the elbow over the wrist
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