How to do Proper Push-Ups

Push-ups are a great upper body exercise that when done correctly, also strengthen your lower back and core!

Proper push-ups are one of the foundational body weight exercises that need to be perfected in order to build up to complex movements. They work your triceps, shoulders, pecs, lower back and core.

Today, I’m showing you the right and wrong ways to perform a push-up. When done incorrectly, the push-up is of no use to you. When done correctly, the push-up is almost a full-body exercise!

Watch: How to Do proper push-ups

How to do a Proper Push-Up

Get into a plank position with your hands shoulder with apart. Keeping your body in the straight plank position, lower youself to the ground, keeping your arms at a 45 degree angle from your body. Keep your lower back flat and your core engaged and begin to push yourself back up until you are back in the plank position.

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