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Core Knowledge


Push-up - On Bench

Starting Position

  • Start in the classic push-up position with your hands on a bench.


  • Bend your arms to lower your body toward the bench, and then press yourself back up to the starting position.

Coaching Keys

  • Keep your body in a straight line and lower your body until it’s just above the bench before pressing back up.
  • Push your sternum as far away from your hands as possible at the end of the movement.

You Should Feel It

  • Working your chest, arms and stomach.

Tags: Weight Bench, Upper Body Push, Arms, Chest, Upper Back, Strength