Press up

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Primary target:
Chest (Pectorals)
Secondary target:
Shoulders (Deltoids), Arms (Triceps)
Equipment required:
How many reps should I do?
What weight should I use?


To perform the Press up safely, please follow these steps:
  1. Lie chest-down with your hands at shoulder level, palms flat on the floor and slightly more than shoulder-width apart, your feet together
  2. Straighten your arms as you push your body up off the floor. Keep your body straight
  3. Keep your body straight, try not to bend or arch your body as you push up.
  4. Pause for half a second
  5. Slowly lower your body until your chest is one inch off the floor. Try not to bend your back and keep your knees off the floor
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 until you can no longer maintain correct technique