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Push-up, Parallel Bars

 
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Classification
Type basic
Mechanics compound
Direction push
Equipment monkeybars
Additional Equipment -
x Rate Push-up, Parallel Bars
 

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Instructions

Preparation

In push-up position grasp parallel bars below shoulders and place feet on safe spot. Keep body straight.

Execution

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

Variations / Comments

Keep body straight throughout motion. Using parallel bars allows a greater downward range of motion.

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Muscles

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