Incline Push-ups / Pushups
- Set up a bench or stable elevated surface. Begin with both hands on the bench at shoulder-width or just outside of shoulder-width.
- Place your feet straight behind you while you tighten your abs and engage the hips. Your hips should not dip or elevate too high during the movement.
- Slowly lower yourself towards the bench. Once your upper arms are parallel with the floor, pause, and return to the starting position.
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Incline push-ups / pushups is a gym work out exercise that targets chest and also involves abs and shoulders and triceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Turkish get ups, single arm chest press and incline bench dumbbell flyes are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as incline push-ups / pushups. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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