Exercise Help & Tips: Two-Part Pushups Close
stretching Core Exercises Upper Body Exercises Lower Body Exercises
Exercise Animations
Starting Position
Get into push up position (toes or knees on floor) with hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.

Action
INHALE: Keep body in a straight line as you lower halfway to floor. Hold for 1 count, then lower yourself all the way down.

EXHALE: Push up half way, holding for 1 count, then push yourself all the way up for one rep.

Special Instructions
Keep abs tight to protect your back. Keep breathing steady.

Make it harder: Hold for more than 1 count at each point.

Muscles Worked: Chest, Triceps, Shoulders, Back