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Incline Push-Ups

Picture of women doing a chair pushup

Level

Beginner

Muscles:

Chest

Type of exercise

How to

Incline Push-ups

  • Place your hands shoulder width apart on top of the bench. Make sure to stack your hands right across the tops of your shoulders.
  • Keeping your spine nice and straight, engage your core and slowly press your nose towards the top of the bench.
  • Press back up to starting position.
  • Repeat.

Bench too low?  Try a Chair or  Wall Push-ups

If you are not read to go as low as a bench Chair or Wall Push-ups good be the answer.

Check out the  Chair Push up

Benefits

Strength

Movement Pattern: Push
Avoid:
Other Options:
Be Safe:
Contraindications Avoid post shoulder surgery

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