Perfect Your Push-Ups

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First introduced in elementary gym class, the push-up is one of the most butchered exercises in the fitness industry. Incorrect form can stress your rotator cuff muscles, neck, and low back… …but when performed correctly, the push-up can be a great foundation exercise for any age and any fitness level! The movement targets the pecs (chest), triceps (back of upper arm) and deltoids (shoulders): I’m going to break it down muscle-by-muscle and joint-by-joint: Three (3) quick tips before we get started: Think of a push-up as a moving plank. Upon…read more