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Advanced Loading Variations in the Push-up Exercise

Ghigiarelli, Jamie J. PhD, CSCS*D

Section Editor(s): Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318297c1c4
Exercise Technique
Abstract

ABSTRACT: THE EXERCISE TECHNIQUE FOR THE PUSH-UP USING 2 DIFFERENT LOADING STYLES IS DESCRIBED AND DEMONSTRATED IN THIS COLUMN. SEVERAL PROGRESSIONS AND VARIATIONS FOR THIS EXERCISE ARE ALSO DISCUSSED.

Author Information

Department of Health Professions and Kinesiology, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

The Exercise Technique Column provides detailed explanations of proper exercise technique to optimize performance and safety.

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COLUMN EDITOR: Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The author reports no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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