Push-Up Allsorts

Marines do push-upsPush-ups are just a bodyweight substitute for the bench press right?

Wrong! Push-ups engage the muscles that stabilise the scapulae, those big bones under your lats, like no other.

“So what?” you say. Well according to in a recent t-nation article:

Crappy scapular position leads to crappy scapular stability which leads to crappy rotator cuff function!

“Push-ups are boring,” you say, but have you tried

T push-ups

Close grip push-ups

One foot elevated push-ups

Grass hopper push-ups

Spiderman push-ups

Swiss ball push-ups

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Then there are

Push-ups with bands

Push-ups with chains

And Medball push-ups

As demonstrated in Hartmans’ and Robertsons’ article


One handed push-ups

Clapping push-ups

Diamond push-ups


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Come on, give me twenty!

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