Why You Should Start Adding Push-ups To your Workout Routine
By Neon Teng| Published on July 31, 2022
Push-ups have been used for thousands of years and are still even part of soldiers’ military training in different countries. This demonstrates the reliability of push-ups as physical training exercises. They seem like basic callisthenics movements that involve your upper arms and chest but by changing up the variation of the push-ups you are able to target other different muscle groups specifically as well.
Here are some common push-up variations you can start including now into your workout routine to progress in your fitness journey.
This is the default push-up that most people learn. It targets the upper body, especially the chest. Beginners should master this push-up first before proceeding to the other variations.
With less stress on the arms, this push-up is great to work your core and chest.
Moving to a more advanced variation. This push-up required you to move side to side to better engage each of your arms.