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Maybe the most primal and basic of all exercises. We all know what they are. We all try to do them and know they’re good for us. But like squats and pull-ups, 95% of the people I see doing push-ups do them wrong.

Ruh roh. One of the common mistakes trainers make when doing this exercise is that the up and down movement is performed through adduction and abduction of the scapula-or moving the shoulders up and down. The serratus anterior is the main muscle that abducts the scapula, (in red) and not the pectoral muscles. 5 Common Pull-Up Mistakes to Avoid | Buff Dudes.

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Giving the breathless student a congratulatory slap on the back, Peter said, “Now that you know how to do a push-up, you will never need to worry about not having enough time to exercise!”

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For instance, if you were able get up to 6 Push Ups, but then barely failed on your seventh, follow that with 28 (7×4) hand raises, then go back down to 6 Push Ups, followed by 24 hand raises, then 5 Push Ups, 20 hand raises and so on until you get down to a single Push Up and 4 hand raises and you’re done!

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Push-ups are familiar to almost everyone, but most people do them wrong.

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For example, doing four sets of Bulgarian split squats or self—assisted one—arm push—ups destroys me.

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In addition, place hands on a step for incline push-ups or place feet on step for decline push-ups—the most difficult of the types listed.

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Push-Ups A classic push-up—lie flat, face down on the floor, with your stomach to the ground; bring your hands up to your shoulders and raise your toes, so the bottom of your toes touch the ground.

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For instance, Freeman et al. [54] compared different forms of push-ups introducing asymmetric hand placement and labile support surfaces.

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A Push-Up performed so that the chest touches the floor is not appropriate because it places a good deal of stress on the front of the shoulder.

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For example, five-minute isometric doorway push-ups have significantly improved my shoulder range of motion while swimming.

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  • I have trouble doing push ups because my lower back is arched and my butt is out. Whenever I do a push-up my back feels very heavy and I collapse. Any tips? Also I love your videos thank you ��

  • Hey, I was wondering if the same about the glutes apply for the plank too because I saw a video of yours where you said the glutes aren’t doing anything there. Is there something I’m somehow missing here?

  • why do i see so many people do pushups with flaired elbows? In the movies,yt videos,everywhere? I always thought it was a different kind of pushup.

  • My favourite chanal
    I am big fan u
    Yours wrkout are amazing and efctive..
    I am try for push ups i need 50 push ups a morning sesson
    But i am failed
    I am 10 push ups i am trying 2 months but i am not apply 11th push up
    Help me

  • Not very good at push ups but just trying these tips has made it easier and I can feel it working the areas it should be! Your the man bro! Also have you done a tip video explaining why you might have one muscle of the same type bigger than the other, like right bicep being bigger than the left for example? ����

  • Hi Cori! Another great video, exactly what I needed as I struggle a lot with push ups. Could you give me some pointers on the position of the hands in the starting position. Should they be in shoulder level or chest/boobs level?

  • So “hahd” to take him seriously with all his distractions. The excessive boston accent that seems to come and go, the johnny bravo hair and the muscle enhancing tank top. I almost immediately just stopped the video, but decided to give it a chance. He’s saying all good stuff and performing well, but he’d be better if he toned all that other stuff down.

  • Could you please make a video, how to strenghten/build your quads, with and without mini bands. I had a knee surgery and literally don’t have a quad muscle. Also squats are not preferable for knee injury. ����

  • Uhm I have a doubt. When I do push ups, my dick touches the ground first, not the chest. Do I reverse-arch my back till the point when it’s my chest touching the ground or is this normal for guys?

  • Hi Cori, I’m so glad to find your channel!!! You do such clear explanations! Love them so much!

    Do you have any arm strengthening exercise without weights?

  • This is really good advice, Cori. You back all those, who stick to proper form, but struggle to perform a few push-ups only. And yes, ego is a bad coach. 100 bad push-ups will be less effective than 10 proper reps.

  • Hello!
    Whenever I do push-up with push-up bars, I try to keep my body in a straight line.
    But when I lower the body my back bends inwards.
    Why does it happen?

  • I have one question: should your shoulders protract at the top, and your elbows lock out?

    Great video by the way! This will help a lot of people hopefully, with these clear instructions.

  • I completely agree with all 5 mistakes, I did started from counter to stairs to and lowering to the floor,.. Its true what matters is the quality and not the quantity.. Thank you for more informative video ��

  • Hey Daniel,
    I see many people flaring out their elbows, when they start doing pushups and it’s still a challenging exercise for them. Is it only because their tricep tends to be their weakest link and they try instinctively to use more of the pectoralis major? Or is there another reason for that in your opinion?

  • Until recently I did the push up incorrectly. I wondered why I couldn’t progress. Well I was somehow using my front delts/shoulders instead of my chest. Can you believe it.

    I hope a lot of people see your videos. It can help to prevent injuries

  • It looks like you are moving your shoulders forward and back as you do the push ups. Is that actually what you are ding? Or do you keep your shoulders back as you push?

  • Any opinion on whether of not it it a good thing to do pushups from fingertips? I have been doing this for years and hope there is some benefit to my hands, fingers and forearms. It also takes strain off my wrists from the somewhat awkward angle in the down position.

  • Lol man my classmate is a “sportsman” you know, football club etc… He can’t handle 20 “push ups” when he does it first shown way xD

  • Your videos are so helpful! Thank you Soo much <3 and I already liked the video before watching it cuz I Know it's going to be awesome! Love youu

  • If you have trouble concentrating, relaxing or you need Music to do exercise or yoga this channel is really very good, it helped me a lot, Perfect Harmony Music ������ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyG2mO7pw1pNsrIl5-8-8UQ

  • Do you have any comments or recommendations on speed of push-ups? How many is too much? These days I am getting little upper body workout, so I have been aiming for 20 sets of 20 every other day. Thanks. Love your clear, concise videos.

  • Hey Daniel,
    I see many people flaring out their elbows, when they start doing pushups and it’s still a challenging exercise for them. Is it only because their tricep tends to be their weakest link and they try instinctively to use more of the pectoralis major? Or is there another reason for that in your opinion?

  • Need help on tip 2 ( 1:40) I feel like I have a really hard timing not doing the elbow flare/ bending my elbows towards body, and when I do it it feels like I’m doing it in a bad form any tips?

  • My problem was the speed and extended arms. Together my left arm gave up and it felt like it dislocated. Resulting to me not being able to pick up and basically use my left arm

  • push up has so many variations,you can’t say you’re right with your own views!!!lol!!!
    as long as injury did not exist, And would be the right position for excersizes!!!

  • Cori…now you know I do what you say to do but those shoes tho�� you should market them so I can buy and the rest of your followers…just saying ��

  • i disagree with tucking the elbows..this gave me shoulder impingement. soon as I went back to wider arm and flaring my elbows out slightly. the pain went away.

  • try 10 pushups VERY slow, or keep steady/hold position at 1 point( e.g. for 5 or 10 seconds) then go a bit lower and hold position again and again until you hit the ground, you can als do this when moving upwards

  • Stfu…. elbow flares help build the chest. There are mistakes but can be done well. This vid uses zero anatomy, 100% opinions. Some true but others Bullshit

  • Ok this video cut my reps in exactly half:-)
    (I was not doing full range of motion only half way down, pluss broad arms and fast pushups)
    Thank you for tips and fixing my form.

  • Uhm I have a doubt. When I do push ups, my dick touches the ground first, not the chest. Do I reverse-arch my back till the point when it’s my chest touching the ground or is this normal for guys?

  • This video has shown me that range of motion and tucking the elbows are essential for growth and strength while maintaining a tight core, while protacting the scalpla while pushing, thanks.����️‍♂️��

  • guys in my schools core do all these mistakes only a couple I have seen do them right and they think there boss haha nice video going to show it to my friends who say pushups are to easy.

  • This is really good advice, Cori. You back all those, who stick to proper form, but struggle to perform a few push-ups only. And yes, ego is a bad coach. 100 bad push-ups will be less effective than 10 proper reps.

  • My mistake was not breathing properly while completing each set. As soon as I started breathing, the number of reps increased by about 30% instantly.

    Hope this also helps too.

  • My muscles look tuned enough to where I should be able to do a push up but my muscles just feel stiff and don’t want to move when I try to do it is there something that I might not be doing right

  • Managed 20 proper clean ones to start with. Then collapse after my arms gave in around 14 Grinder style. Am I doing something wrong or shall I just switch to rest/pause?

  • Could you please make a video, how to strenghten/build your quads, with and without mini bands. I had a knee surgery and literally don’t have a quad muscle. Also squats are not preferable for knee injury. ����

  • Can you please post a video on divebomber pushups or Hindu pushups? This one is an all rounder yet there’s hardly any mention by the calisthenics community.

  • Many thanks for your excellent education and training. My only word, please do show the final exercise slowly and with camera rotation and possibly both incorrect n correct form..maybe repeating it few times..will be great boost to your videos.

  • nice video…ps if you have wrist pain and NO dumbell or such,practise pushup on your fists (the lower 3 knockles) its great to strengthen your knockles and your wrists aswell

  • Scott too many of your ‘correct’ pushups had your elbows sticking out LOL! I must admit though I’m more used to wide hands pushups it targets different muscle groups whats wrong with that? So I agree keeping elbows tucked in is the best bang for the buck but pretty much all good videos on this teach you to vary the pushups as well while still keeping a full range of movement.

  • why do i see so many people do pushups with flaired elbows? In the movies,yt videos,everywhere? I always thought it was a different kind of pushup.

  • You gotta tighten the glutes and plug those energy leaks people, come on! Your kinetic chain is floppier than my left shoe lace! More energy!!

  • I’m getting shoulder pain while I do push-ups, while i do get really sore in my triceps I’m forced to do push ups every 3 days due to having to let my shoulders heal. I do push ups with full range of motion but I’m questioning whether my hand positioning is correct. I usually have them directly beneath my shoulders with my elbows tucked in.

  • Lol man my classmate is a “sportsman” you know, football club etc… He can’t handle 20 “push ups” when he does it first shown way xD

  • It could have been more proactive a title like “the 3 best techniques for push ups” it was too long to say “yes that’s what I want” it’s little bit too much maybe?

  • I have scapula winging… if i do exercise my muscle becomes super stiff and nerves goes blocked and hand muscles pains. please suggest something

  • Another Push up version were you can avoid some mistakes of these is go all the way down, take your hands from the floor, take them back and then go up again. Its harder than regular push ups and you have to go all the way down.

  • Scott too many of your ‘correct’ pushups had your elbows sticking out LOL! I must admit though I’m more used to wide hands pushups it targets different muscle groups whats wrong with that? So I agree keeping elbows tucked in is the best bang for the buck but pretty much all good videos on this teach you to vary the pushups as well while still keeping a full range of movement.

  • When i do push ups everyday (i just started 3 days ago) it’s really hard, bc my shoulder blades aren’t meeting each other. And i couldn’t do very low.

  • The elbow one is really helpful, as it’s something that you may not even realize you’re doing wrong until someone points it out. For losing the core, you feel it happening, and bro reps are just such obvious bad form (won’t stop some dudes from doing it, through), but the elbow flare is something you can be doing and not even realize it. I see that with people benching all the time, too.

  • What’s your thoughts on allowing the back muscles/bones to touch when doing push-ups? It’s a similar form people use when doing a bench press. I hear a lot of people say they can do a bunch of push-ups, but they’ll do it in a way where their back muscles aren’t really being used. As soon as I do it that way, my reps go down, but the quality goes way up. I tend to like that way for a workout, but naturally I hate that I can’t get many reps out of it.

  • Oh my gosh! So helpful!! I am so frustrated after 2 years at the gym I still can’t do this correctly. My oyher challenges is the exercises that require I pull my legs forward to stand. Something like a burpy, or anything with a “frog leg” like movements. I can’t seem to pull my legs forward, and certainly not easily stand. Thanks!!!

  • Thanks for another great video Cori. You didn’t mention scapula movement during eccentric phase. I have clients who retract their scaps as soon as they start to lower as way of getting the chest lower!! How can I help them correct this? Should scaps retract that much during a push up, if so when?? end range of the eccentric phase or not? Cheers

  • The only problem I have with all these videos is the people presenting them are so long winded I get bored before the video starts.

  • I have a weird sensation in my elbow, like it’s gonna pop, when Im doing push-ups. It’s always been there since I remember. That’s why I can never do this properly:(

  • This channel reinforces one conclusion I reached years ago…. gym is bad for most of us.
    Unless you are blessed with perfect genes, you will injure yourself. Sooner rather than later.
    So go learn how to swim or walk and do some yoga… or just make sure you have a personal gifted trainer like this guy watching you. Cause most run of the mill instructors I saw? Came no where near to his level of noticing these so tiny, yet important mistakes

  • guys in my schools core do all these mistakes only a couple I have seen do them right and they think there boss haha nice video going to show it to my friends who say pushups are to easy.

  • Thank you so much for giving real pointers to us who have nothing and would never be able to have a personal trainer! My pushups will never be lame again!! Thanks!

  • Any opinion on whether of not it it a good thing to do pushups from fingertips? I have been doing this for years and hope there is some benefit to my hands, fingers and forearms. It also takes strain off my wrists from the somewhat awkward angle in the down position.

  • May I ask how can we engage glutes during pushups? During bench press, we are laying on our back and when we drive our legs down against the gravity, we can engage glutes, but during a pushup, we are chest down and anything that makes us do against the gravity will engage only our anterior chain of muscles right? In this case, the hip flexors, abs or quads? Or did I get it wrong? Thanks.

  • Thank you very much for showing us how this is done. I have been doing push-up’s this way for while now and even though it was more difficult at first, I have notice its more effective and puts a lot less unwanted stress on my joints and body. I enjoy watching this video every so often to ensure I don’t forget any of the things on your checklist. Have a great day and stay safe:)

  • It could have been more proactive a title like “the 3 best techniques for push ups” it was too long to say “yes that’s what I want” it’s little bit too much maybe?

  • What do you think about weighted kneeing push-ups i.e. push-ups on your knees (“beginner exercise”), but with a bag filled with weights on your back? Thanks:)

  • Ok this video cut my reps in exactly half:-)
    (I was not doing full range of motion only half way down, pluss broad arms and fast pushups)
    Thank you for tips and fixing my form.

  • When i do push ups everyday (i just started 3 days ago) it’s really hard, bc my shoulder blades aren’t meeting each other. And i couldn’t do very low.

  • Why does it hurt so much unless I flare my elbows? I could only do 3 excruciating push ups with elbows not flared?! Why is it toes feel like they are being murdered with or without our shoes? And what to do about it?

  • Very nice and informative. I didn’t think about finishing with an incline instead of pretzeling my vertebra trying to get to the next rep. Thank you again.
    Gary T

  • I dont do ANY of these or any other mistakes I find. I still cant feel anything in my chest. I feel it in my elbows. Also my palm is in pain. Should I just give up?

  • I was curious, for people who have a bad wrist or wrists, is there a way to take the pressure off the of them? I heard that balling your hands into fists is a bad method, however, it does not cause pain.

  • Need help on tip 2 ( 1:40) I feel like I have a really hard timing not doing the elbow flare/ bending my elbows towards body, and when I do it it feels like I’m doing it in a bad form any tips?

  • lol dang such good control. amazing. I have done so many pushups, i’m sure most incorrectly. I use the elevated handles at 45 degrees or so, i find my wrists can’t handle it as well anymore and i like the finger/grab strengthening. Oh i’m sure my hands are way forward compared to where his hands are. i think my engagement is good though, when my form goes i know it’s time to stop. i also enjoy the slow pushups and now a hard ball that i roll to the other hand, using the elevated handles.

  • I was curious, for people who have a bad wrist or wrists, is there a way to take the pressure off the of them? I heard that balling your hands into fists is a bad method, however, it does not cause pain.

  • i want to hardern my abs n have loik at apps that tell u all that u need to know but im abit jubious as 2 wether its benefical n apps u can recommend becoz uk in lockdown n u cant go to the gym any advice wud b great n what sort of stuff u sell whats the website please

  • Am a mother of 18 months old baby, I have upper abdomen doming, can I do these push-ups, please suggest which exercises are best for me. And how can I reduce my abdominal doming

  • oh wow oh wow. i just tried doing it this way and i was actually able to do 5 pushups in a row from 0. i did 2×5. i keep wanting to do more cause i’m just so shocked that i can do pushups. i actually had to google the muscle i was seeling it in cause apparently i’ve never worked my upper chest before in my life XD

  • I saw many videos of how to do push up properly but i must say,this one is the best.Many other videos they didn’t say anything about breathing,but said it nicely.Special Thanks for that.

  • QUESTION FOR JEFF/ATHLEANX: I love the way you break this down, but I’m confused on the rocking forward portion. It looks like on the example you give for keeping elbows back that you are not rocking forward, but then when you talk about bar/body path you are. Is it okay to go straight down without the diagonal line or is that going to hurt and use too much of my shoulders? Thanks!

  • Thanks for demonstrating the wall pushup. I struggled with how far away to stand and where to put my hands exactly. But the demonstration helped a lot.

  • Basically after I watched the whole thing for like 10 times I can resume that the proper form is when you use your muscles to do the movement and don’t flex your body/bones, like sag your pelvis, move your nick, hunch your back etc etc. So you need your core muscle to stabilize the body and keep it in a proper position and let muscles to do their job.

  • Hi Cori! This is once again a great instructional video! I noticed that you are responding to your “English is not my mother tongue ” audience. If I may say so, in this one you seem more relaxed and talked more slowly so that everyone can follow. Thank you very much for that, Coach! It’s very cold here at the moment and I’m trying to get back into shape again after a long flu hiatus so this vid is just right for me.:-)

  • The elbow one is really helpful, as it’s something that you may not even realize you’re doing wrong until someone points it out. For losing the core, you feel it happening, and bro reps are just such obvious bad form (won’t stop some dudes from doing it, through), but the elbow flare is something you can be doing and not even realize it. I see that with people benching all the time, too.

  • Great instruction! But I can ony do the full range of motion after modifying to about a 80 cm high incline…. �� anything below that, even on my knees, I can’t do the full move. Do you have any pointers for me? ��

  • Great instruction! But I can ony do the full range of motion after modifying to about a 80 cm high incline…. �� anything below that, even on my knees, I can’t do the full move. Do you have any pointers for me? ��

  • Thank you for doing this video. I started doing push-ups again after months, and whether a person is a novice or pro; this is a great video. Not only did you go over proper form, but also many alternative adaptations for a novice. My favorite part you demonstrated was how to isolate the chest pec area, as I always forget elbow position. Thanks again. Also, I watch allot of your other videos. I have allot of trust in your videos, and you show how to do things properly without risk of injury.

  • My favourite chanal
    I am big fan u
    Yours wrkout are amazing and efctive..
    I am try for push ups i need 50 push ups a morning sesson
    But i am failed
    I am 10 push ups i am trying 2 months but i am not apply 11th push up
    Help me

  • What do you think about weighted kneeing push-ups i.e. push-ups on your knees (“beginner exercise”), but with a bag filled with weights on your back? Thanks:)

  • This video has shown me that range of motion and tucking the elbows are essential for growth and strength while maintaining a tight core, while protacting the scalpla while pushing, thanks.����️‍♂️��

  • Thanks for another great video Cori. You didn’t mention scapula movement during eccentric phase. I have clients who retract their scaps as soon as they start to lower as way of getting the chest lower!! How can I help them correct this? Should scaps retract that much during a push up, if so when?? end range of the eccentric phase or not? Cheers

  • Many thanks for your excellent education and training. My only word, please do show the final exercise slowly and with camera rotation and possibly both incorrect n correct form..maybe repeating it few times..will be great boost to your videos.

  • Hi Rayhane!! Thank you for your help!! I have large upper body part so I am not able to fold my elbow properly and may be because of the weight!! How many push up you recommend for me as a beginner?
    Thank you
    Regards
    Anshu
    From India ����
    Love you

  • Thank you so much for giving real pointers to us who have nothing and would never be able to have a personal trainer! My pushups will never be lame again!! Thanks!

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  • My problem was the speed and extended arms. Together my left arm gave up and it felt like it dislocated. Resulting to me not being able to pick up and basically use my left arm

  • I love your content Jeff. Form is my enemy since I have no idea what I’m doing and I don’t want to cause anymore injuries to myself therefore I just don’t work out which is not what I want at all. I’m a truck driver so any and all videos on form and body workout recommendations will be gladly welcomed ����

  • I completely agree with all 5 mistakes, I did started from counter to stairs to and lowering to the floor,.. Its true what matters is the quality and not the quantity.. Thank you for more informative video ��

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  • I am still confused. Got lots of Don’ts and not enough Do’s. At the end needed a “so do it like this” “arms any where from here to here” sort of thing

  • I have a weird sensation in my elbow, like it’s gonna pop, when Im doing push-ups. It’s always been there since I remember. That’s why I can never do this properly:(

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  • Another Push up version were you can avoid some mistakes of these is go all the way down, take your hands from the floor, take them back and then go up again. Its harder than regular push ups and you have to go all the way down.

  • push up has so many variations,you can’t say you’re right with your own views!!!lol!!!
    as long as injury did not exist, And would be the right position for excersizes!!!

  • That man on the video: (tells some ways to do them better.
    Me: i understand.
    Really me: i have no idea what he is talking about.

  • I love your content Jeff. Form is my enemy since I have no idea what I’m doing and I don’t want to cause anymore injuries to myself therefore I just don’t work out which is not what I want at all. I’m a truck driver so any and all videos on form and body workout recommendations will be gladly welcomed ����

  • lol dang such good control. amazing. I have done so many pushups, i’m sure most incorrectly. I use the elevated handles at 45 degrees or so, i find my wrists can’t handle it as well anymore and i like the finger/grab strengthening. Oh i’m sure my hands are way forward compared to where his hands are. i think my engagement is good though, when my form goes i know it’s time to stop. i also enjoy the slow pushups and now a hard ball that i roll to the other hand, using the elevated handles.

  • Hi Cori! Another great video, exactly what I needed as I struggle a lot with push ups. Could you give me some pointers on the position of the hands in the starting position. Should they be in shoulder level or chest/boobs level?

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  • Hey, I was wondering if the same about the glutes apply for the plank too because I saw a video of yours where you said the glutes aren’t doing anything there. Is there something I’m somehow missing here?

  • My mistake was not breathing properly while completing each set. As soon as I started breathing, the number of reps increased by about 30% instantly.

    Hope this also helps too.

  • I noticed pressure in lower body. I want to put all pressure on my hands and shoulders. But it is hard to avoid lower body pressure.

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  • I’m getting shoulder pain while I do push-ups, while i do get really sore in my triceps I’m forced to do push ups every 3 days due to having to let my shoulders heal. I do push ups with full range of motion but I’m questioning whether my hand positioning is correct. I usually have them directly beneath my shoulders with my elbows tucked in.

  • Such a great video. Awesome information that is really helping me learn how my body works and where I’m making mistakes. I really wish we had P.E. teachers/coaches that could inform us like this at a younger age.

  • This was amazing. I’ve never seen such a detailed breakdown of one of the most fundamental exercises we can do. Love push ups. Any vacation hotel room can become a gym with push ups, squats, core exercises, etc. Now my push ups will be more effective than ever. Thanks Jeff!!

  • Hi Cori! This is once again a great instructional video! I noticed that you are responding to your “English is not my mother tongue ” audience. If I may say so, in this one you seem more relaxed and talked more slowly so that everyone can follow. Thank you very much for that, Coach! It’s very cold here at the moment and I’m trying to get back into shape again after a long flu hiatus so this vid is just right for me.:-)

  • i want to hardern my abs n have loik at apps that tell u all that u need to know but im abit jubious as 2 wether its benefical n apps u can recommend becoz uk in lockdown n u cant go to the gym any advice wud b great n what sort of stuff u sell whats the website please

  • Very useful, thanks! I try to do bw 60 and 100 pushups once a week, varying the hand/body positions and these are some great tips.

  • nice video…ps if you have wrist pain and NO dumbell or such,practise pushup on your fists (the lower 3 knockles) its great to strengthen your knockles and your wrists aswell

  • try 10 pushups VERY slow, or keep steady/hold position at 1 point( e.g. for 5 or 10 seconds) then go a bit lower and hold position again and again until you hit the ground, you can als do this when moving upwards

  • I dont do ANY of these or any other mistakes I find. I still cant feel anything in my chest. I feel it in my elbows. Also my palm is in pain. Should I just give up?

  • This channel reinforces one conclusion I reached years ago…. gym is bad for most of us.
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    So go learn how to swim or walk and do some yoga… or just make sure you have a personal gifted trainer like this guy watching you. Cause most run of the mill instructors I saw? Came no where near to his level of noticing these so tiny, yet important mistakes

  • Why does it hurt so much unless I flare my elbows? I could only do 3 excruciating push ups with elbows not flared?! Why is it toes feel like they are being murdered with or without our shoes? And what to do about it?

  • Hi Rayhane!! Thank you for your help!! I have large upper body part so I am not able to fold my elbow properly and may be because of the weight!! How many push up you recommend for me as a beginner?
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  • I have one question: should your shoulders protract at the top, and your elbows lock out?

    Great video by the way! This will help a lot of people hopefully, with these clear instructions.

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  • After listening to so many wrongs,anyone is going to get demotivated and stop doing the exercise altogether..
    something is better than nothing..but nw they are nt going to do that something

  • Hello sir, I am a sports man i am doing daily truly practice so i have to do daily strengthening of hamstring, glutes and calf etc. to keep my body away from injures. Please give me advice.

  • So “hahd” to take him seriously with all his distractions. The excessive boston accent that seems to come and go, the johnny bravo hair and the muscle enhancing tank top. I almost immediately just stopped the video, but decided to give it a chance. He’s saying all good stuff and performing well, but he’d be better if he toned all that other stuff down.

  • Push ups are one of the BEST bodyweight exercises out there! Which tip was your favorite? I hope they help you to maximize your reps and achieve your desired goals. Thanks for watching!

  • This was a great video. I’ve done push ups for years and have always had some shoulder pain. Sure enough I have been letting my arms go out to the side. I starting doing my push up correctly and there is more effort required but it does feel more natural and strengthening. The video was also good for me be aware the correct form.
    Thank you

  • I have scapula winging… if i do exercise my muscle becomes super stiff and nerves goes blocked and hand muscles pains. please suggest something

  • I am still confused. Got lots of Don’ts and not enough Do’s. At the end needed a “so do it like this” “arms any where from here to here” sort of thing

  • Thank you very much for showing us how this is done. I have been doing push-up’s this way for while now and even though it was more difficult at first, I have notice its more effective and puts a lot less unwanted stress on my joints and body. I enjoy watching this video every so often to ensure I don’t forget any of the things on your checklist. Have a great day and stay safe:)

  • Hi Cori, I’m so glad to find your channel!!! You do such clear explanations! Love them so much!

    Do you have any arm strengthening exercise without weights?

  • I get wrist pain like carpal tunnel when I do push-ups. Any advice? I usually experience this when doing burpees. Maybe I’m coming down on it too hard.

  • You gotta tighten the glutes and plug those energy leaks people, come on! Your kinetic chain is floppier than my left shoe lace! More energy!!

  • i disagree with tucking the elbows..this gave me shoulder impingement. soon as I went back to wider arm and flaring my elbows out slightly. the pain went away.

  • Stfu…. elbow flares help build the chest. There are mistakes but can be done well. This vid uses zero anatomy, 100% opinions. Some true but others Bullshit

  • Not very good at push ups but just trying these tips has made it easier and I can feel it working the areas it should be! Your the man bro! Also have you done a tip video explaining why you might have one muscle of the same type bigger than the other, like right bicep being bigger than the left for example? ����

  • You rock, Corey (sorry if I go the spelling wrong)!! Redefining Strength is definitely my favorite set of videos to watch, especially as a health promotion specialist! Keep up the AWESOME-SAUCE!

  • Hello!
    Whenever I do push-up with push-up bars, I try to keep my body in a straight line.
    But when I lower the body my back bends inwards.
    Why does it happen?

  • This was amazing. I’ve never seen such a detailed breakdown of one of the most fundamental exercises we can do. Love push ups. Any vacation hotel room can become a gym with push ups, squats, core exercises, etc. Now my push ups will be more effective than ever. Thanks Jeff!!

  • May I ask how can we engage glutes during pushups? During bench press, we are laying on our back and when we drive our legs down against the gravity, we can engage glutes, but during a pushup, we are chest down and anything that makes us do against the gravity will engage only our anterior chain of muscles right? In this case, the hip flexors, abs or quads? Or did I get it wrong? Thanks.

  • oh wow oh wow. i just tried doing it this way and i was actually able to do 5 pushups in a row from 0. i did 2×5. i keep wanting to do more cause i’m just so shocked that i can do pushups. i actually had to google the muscle i was seeling it in cause apparently i’ve never worked my upper chest before in my life XD

  • Such a great video. Awesome information that is really helping me learn how my body works and where I’m making mistakes. I really wish we had P.E. teachers/coaches that could inform us like this at a younger age.

  • Very nice and informative. I didn’t think about finishing with an incline instead of pretzeling my vertebra trying to get to the next rep. Thank you again.
    Gary T

  • QUESTION FOR JEFF/ATHLEANX: I love the way you break this down, but I’m confused on the rocking forward portion. It looks like on the example you give for keeping elbows back that you are not rocking forward, but then when you talk about bar/body path you are. Is it okay to go straight down without the diagonal line or is that going to hurt and use too much of my shoulders? Thanks!

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  • I noticed pressure in lower body. I want to put all pressure on my hands and shoulders. But it is hard to avoid lower body pressure.

  • oh man i see people everywhere doing some sort of these mistakes. I exaggerated a little to make a point, but so many complain about push-ups being so easy, when they do some half version of it

  • It would be a shame if you did not get ripped when normal people are able to build muscle so easily with “Smashing Ripped X” (go Google it).

  • Can you please post a video on divebomber pushups or Hindu pushups? This one is an all rounder yet there’s hardly any mention by the calisthenics community.

  • oh man i see people everywhere doing some sort of these mistakes. I exaggerated a little to make a point, but so many complain about push-ups being so easy, when they do some half version of it

  • I don’t want to contradict someone who calls himself a doctor but isn’t the real truth that the correct form for a push-up and frankly any exercise is to follow the body’s natural movement and unfortunately when your hands are stuck on the ground you can’t do that and so to do a push-up which doesn’t cause shoulder strain or elbow strain you need a device that rotates like the perfect pushup platforms. I bought a pair of those and they allow you to rotate and move your elbow and focus on the muscles that should be working through the entire movement. The same goes for pull-ups. Using a straight bar is very bad on your joints unless you do a very short movement. With the perfect pull up rotating devices you can go narrow or wide but no matter what you do your joints rotate to exactly where they should be to engage the correct muscles and avoid impingement. If you haven’t tried them I suggest you do. You will never go back. Thanks for the video

  • My muscles look tuned enough to where I should be able to do a push up but my muscles just feel stiff and don’t want to move when I try to do it is there something that I might not be doing right

  • This was a great video. I’ve done push ups for years and have always had some shoulder pain. Sure enough I have been letting my arms go out to the side. I starting doing my push up correctly and there is more effort required but it does feel more natural and strengthening. The video was also good for me be aware the correct form.
    Thank you

  • I saw many videos of how to do push up properly but i must say,this one is the best.Many other videos they didn’t say anything about breathing,but said it nicely.Special Thanks for that.

  • That man on the video: (tells some ways to do them better.
    Me: i understand.
    Really me: i have no idea what he is talking about.

  • these are not the right way too do push ups! its a guy tht shows you how to do them and since i done them his way i have had major results! i 4gt his name but he’s on a blue matt

  • Hi, just wanted to ask when is it safe to do planks again after/ with diastasis recti? I.e. how far should the seperation be for it to be safe? Thank you!!

  • i bought push-up equipement online. it has a round bar and it can be positioned in different angle to target different muscle areas…is this equipement adds additional benefit than regular push ups without the equipment?. thanks Jeff.

  • Until recently I did the push up incorrectly. I wondered why I couldn’t progress. Well I was somehow using my front delts/shoulders instead of my chest. Can you believe it.

    I hope a lot of people see your videos. It can help to prevent injuries

  • The only problem I have with all these videos is the people presenting them are so long winded I get bored before the video starts.

  • It looks like you are moving your shoulders forward and back as you do the push ups. Is that actually what you are ding? Or do you keep your shoulders back as you push?

  • What’s your thoughts on allowing the back muscles/bones to touch when doing push-ups? It’s a similar form people use when doing a bench press. I hear a lot of people say they can do a bunch of push-ups, but they’ll do it in a way where their back muscles aren’t really being used. As soon as I do it that way, my reps go down, but the quality goes way up. I tend to like that way for a workout, but naturally I hate that I can’t get many reps out of it.

  • Thank you for this video! I’ve actually been trying to increase how many pushups i do and i feel it predominantly in my biceps and fatigue. Not chest, nor shoulders, nor triceps. What am i doing wrong? How can i fix it?

  • i bought push-up equipement online. it has a round bar and it can be positioned in different angle to target different muscle areas…is this equipement adds additional benefit than regular push ups without the equipment?. thanks Jeff.

  • Managed 20 proper clean ones to start with. Then collapse after my arms gave in around 14 Grinder style. Am I doing something wrong or shall I just switch to rest/pause?

  • Hi Jared! Great video as usual. These are the kind of exercises I hope to do some day when I am in as great a shape as you are!! You sure inspire me to do my best to keep trying! ����

  • What does one do if arthritic wrists are involved? I’ve tried locking my wrists and doing the pushup off my fists, but this is far more fatiguing than the regular pushup.

  • Wow!!! Thanks for this good info! What about doing these with one had on some object, such as a “yoga block/brick”/or a volleyball, barbell, or even a thick book…?.. to introduce some degree of “variability” into the form. [FYI: I have had rotator cuff surgery, and that one shoulder is compromised about 50%] Also, What’s the best “HIIT” Body weight, calisthenics exercises, that can be done in brief bursts, that will minimize cortisol (stress) response?