Don’t Forget About the Pushup

19 Dec

bosu-ball-exercise-ball-elevated-push-up_-_step_2.max.v1[1]Everybody loves the bench press, and with good reason.  It’s a great, compound exercise for building upper-body muscle, strength, and power.  But even the bench press gets old if that’s the only horizontal push exercise you’re doing.  Try varying your approach by incorporating the pushup into your routine, every once in a while, as a substitute for (or, in addition to) the bench press.

There are probably an infinite number of pushup variations, limited only by your imagination.  Here are several examples of the pushup exercise that we perform at Athletic Performance Training Center, as a bench press alternative:


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