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Core Knowledge


Push-up - Close Grip

Starting Position

  • Prone on the floor with your elbows close to your sides and hands underneath your chest


  • Press up as one unit until your arms are straight
  • Lower yourself so your chest touches your hands while keeping your elbows close to your sides
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Lock your belly button drawn in to stabilize your pillar before starting
  • Keep your back and torso flat at all times

You Should Feel It

  • Working your abs, chest, shoulders, and triceps

Tags: Upper Body Push, Pillar strength, Shoulder, Abs, Chest, Triceps, Strength