Know how to do a proper push-up?

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Know how to do a proper push-up?

Strength training includes exercises using your own body weight. Push-ups, for example, work your chest, arms, shoulders and upper body. Position yourself facedown with your palms on the floor at shoulder level, your fingers pointing forward and your arms extended. Bend your toes to keep the bottoms of your feet perpendicular to the floor. Keeping your back and legs straight, lower yourself until your body is parallel to the floor. Rest your body weight on your palms and toes. Raise yourself to the starting position. Repeat until you can't raise yourself up or your body alignment deteriorates.

Last Updated: 2009-11-12
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