DIAMOND-GRIP PUSH UPS

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. SETUP: Place your index fingers and thumbs together to create a diamond shape. Place your hands on the floor at chest level and keep your body straight, supported by your toes.
  2. REP: Lower yourself under control towards the ground, making sure your elbows travel out & back (not out wide), and then power up by bracing your midsection and pushing your hands into the ground as hard as you can.
  3. TIP: These can be performed on knees if full push ups are too difficult for you right now.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Arms (Triceps)
  • Chest
  • Shoulders (Front Delts)
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