Exercise Demonstrations

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Starting Position
Start with hands shoulder width apart on the floor and up on your toes, so that your body is supported, keeping your body as straight as possible.

EXHALE: Bend your elbows and lower chest to 90 degrees at the elbows.

INHALE: Push up so that your arms are straight, making sure your elbows aren’t completely locked.

Try doing 2 sets of 10-12 repetitions.

Special Instructions
Don't lock elbows out completely. Look straight ahead and keep spine in a neutral position.

Muscles Worked: Chest, Triceps, Shoulders

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