PreparationAssume standard push-up position. Place feet wide apart and keep body straight. Shift bodyweight on one arm and put free hand on lower back or against side waist.
ExecutionBend arm to lower body toward floor until elbows are flexed right-angled. Return, keep arm slightly flexed. Repeat.
Variations / CommentsTurn torso slightly away from pushing arm to keep balance. Be able to perform at least 30 straight normal push-ups before trying one arm push-ups.
|Target||Pectoralis Major, Sternal|
|Synergist||Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Triceps Brachii | Brachioradialis | Deltoid, Anterior|
|Stabilizers||Rectus Abdominis | Obliques | Quadriceps | Biceps Brachii|