The push up has to be a staple of your workout without weights program. However, learning to do them correctly and efficiently is crucial to maximizing your push up benefits.
Shoulder and neck pain is sometimes reported because of over training the pec muscles. This is partly due to poor form and overusing muscle groups. Paying attention to your shoulder blades, your core, and even your neck muscles is important to avoid any potential problems.
The following videos will show you how to begin and then advance your push up workout. I have also included some videos that will show you how you can increase the degree of push up difficulty with a couple of different pieces of equipment.
Chris Comfort shares his fitness knowledge as it relates to pushups for this segment.
Chris Comfort demonstrates a number of “exotic” push ups that are meant to reinvigorate your workout.
I challenge you to a 1 min Perfect Pushup competition
Extends your range of motion to get a better workout. The ultimate fitness equipment designed to help you achieve the perfect push-up every time! It enhances your push-up workouts without straining your wrists or forearms.
Core must be engaged, thighs and butt tight. You should feel it in your stomach. The further you walk your feet back (closer to parallel to the floor) the harder the push up. Keep the straps above shoulder height to avoid rubbing on the shoulders.
Advanced Push Ups on the TRX