WH&F Head Trainer Nikki Fogden-Moore demonstrates the plyometric push-up.

Plyometric push-ups - Workouts for toned arms - Women's Health & Fitness

Ready to catch some air? Start on an even surface and complete a traditional push-up.

Then, in a big explosive motion, push up hard enough to come off the floor – even TRYING to do this works you out and you’ll be surprised at how quickly you can progress. Take a breath and repeat as often as you can.

Remember, you want to be continuing each exercise for the full 60 seconds – so even if you have to stop for a second, keep going when you can get your breath back until your one-minute interval is up.

Rest for 30 seconds then move onto the next one.

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Photo credit: Sam Frysteen

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