Workout Challenge: Push-Ups For Pros
Think you've outgrown push-ups? Think again. Try one of these each week for seven weeks as a new workout challenge. And try not to cry.
Tip: Band Resisted Push-Up
Don't abandon the push-up just because you've gotten too good at it. Try this variation and make it tougher.
Tip: The Push-Up for Total Body Power
Nail your core. Build your triceps. Try this athletic push-up variation.
Tip: 5 Push-Up Variations for Strong Guys
Push-ups should remain a staple exercise for you, even if you're past the newbie stage. Here are five variations for advanced lifters.
Tip: Spiderman Push-Up
Hit your abs and obliques while also improving your hip mobility.
Tip: The Crusher Push-Up
This is not for beginners. But if you're past that stage, this variation will crush your chest, shoulders, and triceps... in a good way.
Tip: The SEAL Push-Up Challenge
This is easy... you'll think. Then you'll try it.
Tip: Fix Your Push-Up
Most people can do a lot of push-ups... with terrible form. Here's how to fix that and build upper-body strength.
Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge
This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?
Tip: Push-Ups with Single-Arm Deficit
If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
Tip: One-Arm Push-Up
Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.
Tip: The Shoulder Push-Up
This push-back variation focuses more on your delts than your chest.
Tip: Next Level Push-Ups
This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.
Tip: Use This Trick for Perfect Push-Ups
The most common push-up mistake is letting the hips sag. Here's a simple cue to fix that problem instantly.
Tip: One-Arm Push-Up Tutorial
Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.
Tip: Sliding Push-Up Reach
Nail your abs and strengthen your core with this unique exercise.
Tip: Push-Up Fallouts
Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.
Tip: Depth Jump Push-Up, Long Response
Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.
Tip: The Chin-up/Push-Up Countdown Challenge
Alternate between chin-ups and push-ups, doing twice as many push-ups. Example: Start with 10 chins and 20 push-ups. Goal: 30 chins, 60 push-ups total.