Set up for a Push-Up

  • Begin with hands under shoulders.
  • Elbows are locked out.
  • Core is tight and Body is rigid.
  • Body should be a straight line from head to ankles.

Points of Performance for a Push-Up

  • Break at the elbows allowing your torso to descend towards the floor until the chest and thighs hit the ground.
  • Keep elbows tight and close to the body.
  • Press through the chest and triceps ascending back to your starting position.

Tips and Tricks

  • As demonstrated in the video, maintain a hallow body.  This is done by squeezing your heels, legs, and glutes together while maintaining a tight core
  • Avoid arching the lower back
  • Inhale as you descend and exhale as you ascend