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13 Push-Ups for Athletic Dominance

Why does the push-up get zero respect? Push-ups (when done correctly) are shoulder-friendly, and you can make them harder or easier based on your needs and goals.

But I get it. When it comes to upper-body strength, there’s nothing quite like pushing a heavy barbell off your chest and locking it out. But as I said in 6 Pulling Exercises for Gains and Healthy Shoulders, sometimes all that pressing leaves your shoulders beaten up.

So let’s do a quick refresher on the proper push-up technique, then dive into different variations you can try.

Push-Up Technique
Even though push-ups are a standard bodyweight exercise, that doesn’t mean we mindlessly blow through them without thinking about form or technique. Here are a few things to focus on. Read more…

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