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Can't Perform a Single Push-up? Try this!

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The push-up is a common exercise that can be quite difficult to do if you do not have any upper body strength. To do a proper push-up, you will need strong arms. The push-up exercise requires strength in the pectoral muscles, triceps, and anterior deltoids. However, to learn how to do push-ups, you shouldn't train with push-ups. Why? Well, it's usually too much for your arms to handle at the beginning, which can become discouraging. A common push-up modifier of doing the push-ups on your knees is one of the ways that you can train for a proper push-up, but...

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Handstand push up routine

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A handstand push up routine will work out your shoulders, triceps, upper back, and chest muscles. The handstand push up requires not only strength to push your entire body upwards, but also stability so you don’t fall over. The handstand push up is one of the hardest exercises to perfect – but if you want to work towards it, then watch the video below for a tutorial! The handstand push up is an impressive exercise to do because your entire body weight is transferred onto the hands that are planted on the ground. Don’t let its difficulty steer you away...

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Train Your Biceps with Push Ups

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In a regular push up, your biceps act as a stabilizer. However, you can modify your push ups in a way that allows you to train your biceps using push ups. This small modification changes the way you push yourself up, utilizing your biceps more than the regular push up and therefore, trains your biceps. Watch the video below to see how to train your biceps using push ups. As you keep training, you can continue modifying the placement of your hands in order to keep training your biceps further. https://youtu.be/9cfN_mSzsOM Related blog posts: Do THIS Every Exercise! Concentric, isometric,...

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Learn how to perfect the push up

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The push up. A basic, foundational move in calisthenics. Not only does it train your arms, it also trains your core and back. Here are some tips that will help you nail the push up and train those muscles. Learn how to perfect the push up and good luck with your training! The quality of the push up goes a long way: the form and the consistency of each controlled push up is not only the most efficient way but it is also the best way to nail the push up. Practice does not always make perfect – but practice...

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The Hardest Push Up Exercise Ever

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If you’ve got some decent upper body strength, here’s a challenge for you. This is most likely the hardest push up exercise ever as it requires stability throughout your entire body as you push yourself up with your arms. The fundamental moves you need to perfect before you move onto this 90-degree push up is the ability to do handstands and also be able to do three handstand push ups. See this exercise and how to work towards it in the video below! https://youtu.be/J6nkLqci_gM

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