Progressive Push Ups

Ben Greenfield
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Quick Tip: A Push-Up Progression

Push-ups are a fabulous exercise for fixing a weak upper body. You can start with knee pushups, and then progress to regular push-ups, but eventually regular push-ups will become easy too. So where should you go from there? There are dozens of push-up varieties, but here are a couple of my favorites:

One-Leg Push-Ups:

Knee-Catch Push-Ups:

About the Author

Ben Greenfield

Ben Greenfield received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University of Idaho in sports science and exercise physiology; personal training and strength and conditioning certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA); a sports nutrition certification from the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), an advanced bicycle fitting certification from Serotta. He has over 11 years’ experience in coaching professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes from all sports, and as helped hundreds of clients achieve weight loss and fitness success.