Archive for April, 2014

Push-ups are the most basic chest and arm exercise in existence, but when done properly the variations listed below develop not only chest and arm strength and hypertrophy, but shoulder stability, core strength, anti-rotational stability, and hip mobility, among others.

The one¬†problem I have with standard push-ups is that they quickly become boring and/or too easy. So if you’re at a point where you can perform¬†around 20 good push-ups in a row and are looking for a different challenge, try some of these push-up variations to add a new stimulus to your workout. Some of these variations require equipment, but it’s nothing you can’t find at any gym, or likely at your own home. So try them all and once you’ve mastered these variations, try the 100 Push-Up Challenge at the bottom of this article.

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