Pike Push Up

Shoulder focused push-up
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Coach's Tips

It's a shoulder strengthening workout that you can do at home. If you want to have wide shoulders, start right away!

How to Pike Push Up

Starting Position

1. Begin in a high plank position with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and your feet together.

2. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels.

Proper Form

1. Bend your elbows and lower your chest towards the ground.

2. Push back up to the starting position.

3. Keep your elbows close to your body throughout the exercise.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower your body towards the ground.

2. Exhale as you push back up to the starting position.


1. Make sure to keep your core engaged throughout the exercise.

2. Avoid arching your back or allowing your hips to sag.

3. Avoid locking your elbows at the top of the movement.

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