Incline Push Up

Lower chest
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Coach's Tips

It's a chest body weight that can target the lower chest. You can also workout using chairs, desks, and bed frames!

How to Incline Push Up

Starting Position

1. Begin by kneeling on an elevated surface such as a box, bench, or step.

2. Place your hands on the elevated surface slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.

3. Keep your feet extended behind you and maintain a straight line from your head to your feet.

Proper Form

1. Bend your elbows and lower your chest towards the surface of the elevated surface.

2. Push upwards and return to the starting position.

3. Repeat the movement.

Breathing Technique

1. Exhale as you lower your chest towards the elevated surface.

2. Inhale as you push upwards and return to the starting position.


1. Ensure that your body is in a straight line throughout the movement.

2. Keep your elbows close to your body and avoid flaring them outwards.

3. Do not allow your hips to drop or raise as you perform the movement.

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