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Pushups Exercise

Pushups

Starting Position Start with hands shoulder width apart on the floor and up on your toes, so that your body is supported, keeping your body as straight as possible.

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 Don't lock elbows out completely. Look straight ahead and keep spine in a neutral position.

Muscles Worked: Chest, Triceps, Shoulders