Bodyweight

Push Up Hold

Push Up Hold is an effective workout for strengthening arms, shoulders, and chest and improving stability and balance. This exercise, involving holding a high plank position, targets various muscles to boost body strength and endurance.
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Push Up Hold instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Begin by getting into a high plank position, placing your palms flat on the ground, shoulders stacked directly above your wrists.
2
Keep your feet hip-width apart, forming a straight line from your head to your heels.
3
Engage your core and maintain this form without bending your back and dropping down.
4
Hold this position, pressing into your palms and keeping your body tight.
5
Hold for the prescribed length of time avoiding the common mistake of arching your back.
Begin by getting into a high plank position, placing your palms flat on the ground, shoulders stacked directly above your wrists.
Keep your feet hip-width apart, forming a straight line from your head to your heels.
Engage your core and maintain this form without bending your back and dropping down.
Hold this position, pressing into your palms and keeping your body tight.
Hold for the prescribed length of time avoiding the common mistake of arching your back.
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