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Exercise Demonstrations

Two-Part Pushups

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Two-Part Pushups Exercise

Starting Position

Get into push up position (toes or knees on floor) with hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.

Action

INHALE: Keep body in a straight line as you lower halfway to floor. Hold for 1 count, then lower yourself all the way down.

EXHALE: Push up half way, holding for 1 count, then push yourself all the way up for one rep.

Special Instructions

Keep abs tight to protect your back. Keep breathing steady.

Make it harder: Hold for more than 1 count at each point.

Muscles Worked: Chest, Triceps, Shoulders, Back