Incline Push Ups
How to do Incline Push Ups
1. Place your hands flat onto a stable elevated surface (this can be a chair, bench, or step) slightly wider than shoulder width apart
2. Fully extend your legs out so that only your toes and/or balls of your feet touch the floor
3. Keeping your back nice and straight, brace your core and lower your chest towards the surface by bending your elbows, keeping them close to your sides as you do so
4. When your chest gets to about 1 inch from the surface, hold the position briefly before pushing yourself back up to the starting position, ensuring your back remains straight throughout the entire motion
What muscles do Incline Push Ups work?
The primary muscle used in Incline Push Ups is the Chest. The secondary muscles used are the Shoulders and Triceps.