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Med Ball Push Up With Drag

Try the Med Ball Push-Up With Drag for an intense chest, arm, and core workout. This variation of a traditional push-up utilizes a medicine ball to improve stability and boost upper body strength. The dragging movement uniquely engages your core.
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Med Ball Push Up With Drag instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Start in a high plank position with a medicine ball under your right hand.
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Lower your chest towards the ground in a controlled motion as you would with a regular push-up.
3
Push up from the ground, and at the same time, drag the ball with your right hand to roll it under your left hand.
4
Perform another push-up with the medicine ball under your left hand this time.
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Repeat as you alternate dragging the ball from side to side after each push-up, and always keep your body straight.
Start in a high plank position with a medicine ball under your right hand.
Lower your chest towards the ground in a controlled motion as you would with a regular push-up.
Push up from the ground, and at the same time, drag the ball with your right hand to roll it under your left hand.
Perform another push-up with the medicine ball under your left hand this time.
Repeat as you alternate dragging the ball from side to side after each push-up, and always keep your body straight.
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