Bored of standard push-ups? We’ve come with 7 variations so you don’t lose interest. Say hello to super-toned arms, ladies.
Try these new takes on an oldie but a goodie
1. Hindu Push-Up
A. Start in the push-up position. B. Lift your butt high in the air with your legs and arms straight so that you form a pyramid. C. Nose dive and grind your chest along the ground. As you start to pass your hands, start to push yourself up and lock out your elbows. D. Lift your butt back up in the air and repeat.
2. Dive Bomb Push-Up
A. The first half is the same as a Hindu push-up. B. Once you reach the locked out position, reverse the movement by pushing yourself backwards and grind your chest to the floor. C. Start to lift your butt back up in the air again until your arms are straight.
3. Spiderman Push-Up
A. Start in the top of the push-up position. B. As you start to lower yourself, bend one leg and bring your knee up to your elbow. C. As you push back up, return your leg to the starting position. D. Alternate legs each rep.
4. Scorpion Push-Up
A. Start in the top of the push-up position. B. As you start to lower yourself, take one leg off the ground and over your body, and then place it on the ground. C. As you push yourself back up, return your leg. D. Alternate legs each rep.
5. One-Arm Elevated Push-Up
A. Place one hand on an object straight out to the side and ensure that it is no higher than your body in the top of a push-up position, and perform a regular push-up.
6. Ring Push-Up
A. Grab onto a pair of rings that are two to four inches off the ground and perform a regular push-up.
7. One-Arm Push-Up
A. Open your legs wider than usual. B. Take one hand off the ground and shift your weight to your advantage, and perform a regular push-up.
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