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Push-up

 
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Classification
Type basic
Mechanics compound
Direction push
Equipment mat
Additional Equipment -
x Rate Push-up
 

Itīs an effective exercise.
 


Itīs a practicable exercise.
 


Itīs an often applied exercise.
 

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Instructions

Preparation

Put hands wider than shoulderwidth on mat. Place feet on floor and hold body straight . Upper arms remain perpendicular to body.

Execution

Bend arms to lower body toward floor until elbows are flexed right-angled. Return, keep arms slightly flexed. Repeat

Variations / Comments

Keep body straight throughout motion.

Mat Push-up Starting Position Starting Position
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Mat Push-up Ending Position Ending Position

Muscles

Target Pectoralis Major, Sternal
Synergist Triceps Brachii | Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Deltoid, Anterior
Stabilizers Rectus Abdominis | Obliques | Quadriceps | Biceps Brachii
Mat Push-up Muscles Front
Front
Mat Push-up Muscles Rear
Rear
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