Side To Side Push Ups

Side To Side Push Ups

Exercise Summary
Primary Muscle(s) Chest
Secondary Muscle(s) Shoulders, TricepsAbdominals
Equipment Bodyweight
Emphasis Compound
Type Push

Side To Side Push Ups Instructions

  1. Get into push-up position with your feet and legs together behind you. Maintain a braced core with a neutral spine. Your back should not be excessively arched nor should your hips and knees sag..
  2. Keep your bodyweight centered roughly over your hands with your shoulders braced.
  3. Start the movement by leaning to one side while bending the elbows and lowering your upper half to the ground.
  4. Pushing yourself back to the middle, return to the initial starting point by extending your elbows.
  5. Repeat the same movement, but with the opposite side. 

*Tips*

  • Rest on your knees if you are a beginner to lessen the difficulty of this exercise.
  • This exercise can be stressful to the elbows if performed poorly or their is no a sufficient enough strength base.
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