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Decline Wall Push-up

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muscles:Pectoralis MajorMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
auxiliary muscles:TricepsMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (17)
Starting PositionExecution

General and Specifics

  • this challenging fitness exercise (similar to the Decline Push-up) demands coordination and balance and is appropriate for advanced learners

Starting Position

  • your feet are close to the wall
  • place the hands a bit wider than shoulder width on the ground, the arms are stretched out almost fully
  • brace your body
  • now walk up the wall, until your body is horizontal to the floor, the feet can also be placed a bit higher than the upper body
  • hold the back straight and the head in extension to the spine

Correct Execution

  • important: hold the body tension, so that the feet stick to the wall
  • bend your arms slowly, until your nose almost touches the ground
  • the elbows stay close to the body
  • hold your body in a line, do not let the hip sink down or push it up
  • push yourself back up again
  • always keep the arms bent a little
  • repeat this several times