■ The push-up is as simple as hitting the deck and pushing yourself back up with your armsi right? trong.
The push-up is actually a highly underratedi complicated movement that should be taken more seriously and should be performed with more focus. aone properlyi the push-up involves quite a bit more than just the chest and tricepsi which is the reason it often feels more demanding than even a heavy bench press.
If you want to fine-tune your form, there are key components to a push-up that need to be addressed:
k qo get stronger at pull-ups and enforce good formi add eccentric reps to the end of your pull-up workout. Once you’ve hit failure and can’t pull your body up to the bari assist yourself to the top using a box or stepi and slowly resist the negative rep (the falling phase) until you reach a dead hang. Aim for a five- to seven-second descent. Perform as many additional reps as possible.