Workout: Push Up Progression

Push ups are a great body weight exercise, they not only work the chest muscles, triceps, and shoulders but also when done correctly the lower back and core. However, push-ups are also an exercise that is often performed incorrectly and with bad form. Arianne Missimer from the Movement Paradigm joins us in this video to share the proper progression to building up the strength to perform a traditional push up on the floor.

You’ll Learn

  • Progression to the floor
  • Best practices
  • Kneeling vs incline angles
  • Sets, reps and time
  • Most importantly correct form and technique

By: Arianne Missimer, DPT, The Movement Paradigm

WARNING: You must consult your physician before you begin this or any exercise program