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Hand Release Push-up

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muscles:Pectoralis MajorMuscle
synergists:TricepsMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (17)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

  • besides the muscles, that are demanded in the Push-up, here the middle back is activated, too

Starting Position

  • knee on the floor
  • place the hands shoulder width apart and below the shoulder on the floor
  • fingertips point forward
  • stretch out the leg backwards
  • your body is in a line from head to toe

Correct Execution

  • do a push-up by stretching your arms
  • bend your arms now until your pelvis and upper body rest on the ground
  • lift the hands off the ground (do not stretch them out forward)
  • pause shortly and place the hands on the floor again
  • push yourself up again
  • keep the back upright and do not let the hip sink down
  • execute this repeatedly

tips for the workout

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