Are you doing wide pushups?

Did you know that hand placement makes all the difference in how you affect muscle?

So, you know how to do pushups

But I believe you should consider wide pushups in your next home workout routine.

wide pushupsHow to Do Wide Pushups Properly

  1. wide pushupsExtend your arms below your shoulders with your palms flat on the ground.
  2. Place your hands wider than shoulder-width apart on the ground.
  3. Point your toes into the ground.
  4. Bend at the elbows until the upper arms are parallel to the floor.
  5. Then press through the palms and extend your arms back to start position.
  6. Keep your eyes on your fingertips.
  7. Breathe in as you go down, breathe out as you go.

How to Do a Pushup for Beginners

If you’re new to pushups

Then you may want to bend at the knees to make the exercise easier.

Once you can do about 15-30 modified pushups

Then, try to do wide pushups in the regular position.

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You should consult a qualified medical professional before starting this or any other health & fitness program.  As with any exercise or diet program, if at any time you experience any discomfort, pain or duress of any sort, stop immediately and consult your physician.  The creators, producers, participants, advertisers and distributors of this program disclaim any liabilities or losses in connection with the exercises or advice herein.  Any equipment or workout area that is used should be thoroughly inspected as free of danger, flaw or compromise, ahead of use and the user assumes all responsibility when performing any movements contained in this blog.

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