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Incline Push Up

The Incline Push Up is a variation of the classic Push Up, targeting the upper chest and shoulders. It involves pushing against an incline to engage multiple muscles groups, boosting strength and endurance.
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Incline Push Up instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Find an elevated surface such as a bench, step, or wall that you can use for the incline.
2
Stand with your feet together and your hands on the elevated surface slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
3
Lower your body towards the surface until your chest nearly touches it, keep your body straight.
4
Push your body up until your arms are fully extended, keeping your elbows close to your body.
5
Lower yourself back down in a controlled manner and repeat the exercise for the prescribed number of reps.
Find an elevated surface such as a bench, step, or wall that you can use for the incline.
Stand with your feet together and your hands on the elevated surface slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
Lower your body towards the surface until your chest nearly touches it, keep your body straight.
Push your body up until your arms are fully extended, keeping your elbows close to your body.
Lower yourself back down in a controlled manner and repeat the exercise for the prescribed number of reps.
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