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4 tips for improving your Push-up Strength!

Struggling with your push-ups STRONG friend, I got you?! This blog is for you if you want to improve your push-up game. Get more reps and/or master your form!

1๏ธโƒฃ ๐ƒ๐Ž ๐“๐‡๐„๐Œ ๐Ž๐…๐“๐„๐ – more than once a week, please! Need I say more!

2๏ธโƒฃ ๐๐ฎ๐ข๐ฅ๐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ by doing other upper body exercises, such as chest and shoulders presses, rowing variations – vertical and horizontal.

Strengthen your lower body and core as well. The whole body needs to be strong and also be able to create total body tension to perform a proper push-up!

3๏ธโƒฃ ๐Œ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐จ๐ง ๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค – film yourself doing push-ups. – Body in line from head to heel! – Hands a bit outside of the shoulder, elbows forming a 30-45 degree angle. The body should make an arrow not a โ€œtโ€ at the bottom position of the push-up. – Core engaged & Glutes squeezed.

4๏ธโƒฃ ๐๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ ๐ก๐š๐ง๐๐ฌ ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐ฏ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ก-๐ฎ๐ฉ๐ฌ (๐ข๐ง๐œ๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐ž) ๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐š๐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ค๐ง๐ž๐ž ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ก-๐ฎ๐ฉ๐ฌ. The hands elevated position has a STRONG carry over to the regular push-up on the ground. You can get your body in the same alignment as the regular push-up, unlike the knee push-up!

As you get STRONGER lower your incline over time and before you know it, youโ€™ll be busting out push-ups on the ground STRONG friend!

Give these tips a go and let me know how it goes for you!

One more thing before I turn you loose to practice your push-ups!

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