My good friend the push up seems to get no love these days. He’s been degraded in many circles to mere punishment, and often gets overlooked by gym goers for being “too easy” or not as sexy as the bench press.
Well I’m here to take a stand for my good friend the push up. He’s plenty sexy and deserves your attention.
That’s a little snippet from an article I wrote for Tony Gentilcore last week, which just happened to pull in the #1 spot on the Personal Trainer Development Centers strength training articles of the week.
If you're still not sold, I go over all of the following:
How a push up is different than the bench press
Why the push up is really important
How to do a push up properly
How to regress a push up for someone just starting out
10 more advanced variations to challenge yourself with
Be sure to check it out below: