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Wide Push Up

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Coach's Tips

This workout is recommended for those who have just started push-ups, or those who wish to solve bent-back or rounded shoulder problems.

How to

Starting Position

1. Start in a high plank position with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart. 2. Place your hands on the ground, slightly wider than your shoulders, palms facing down. 3. Make sure your core is engaged and your body forms a straight line from your head to your toes.

Proper Form

1. Inhale as you lower your chest to the ground, keeping your elbows close to your body. 2. Exhale as you press your body back up to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower your body. 2. Exhale as you press your body back up to the starting position.

Precautions

1. Avoid arching your back or letting your hips sag. 2. Keep your neck in line with your spine throughout the exercise. 3. Make sure your elbows stay close to your body, not flaring out to the sides. 4. Stop the exercise if you experience any pain or discomfort.

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