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Created with by Pablo García Fernández


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Push ups for triceps

Main muscles performing the movement: Triceps
Other muscles involved in movement: Chest, shoulders
Equipment and facilities: None
Level: Advanced
Movement: Pushing

  • Stand in the position of the central foothold (front plank) with palms vertically arranged under your shoulders. 
  • For more stability, place your feet shoulder-width apart. 
  • Tighten all the muscles in the torso, so to keep the spine straight while you descend. Start the movement down. 
  • While descend, keep your elbows close to your body and shoulders motionless. 
  • Stop descent when your elbows are raised slightly above the back. 
  • Hold, start raising and seeks not to offset the shoulders up towards the ears or to separate your shoulders or arch your back to arc.