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Modified Pushups Exercise

Modified Pushups

Starting Position Begin by getting down on yours hands and knees with your hands just outside shoulder width and slightly forward of your shoulders. Your knees should be directly aligned with your hips. Keep your abdomen tight and your spine in a neutral position.

Action INHALE: Bend your elbows and lower chest to 90 degrees at the elbows.

EXHALE: Push up so that your arms are straight, making sure your elbows arenít completely locked. Try doing 2 sets of 10-12 repetitions.

Special Instructions If you canít go to 90 degrees at the elbow, just go to a comfortable position until you can work up to 90 degrees.

Muscles Worked: Chest, Triceps, Shoulders