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4 Easy Ways to Modify a Push Up If You Can’t Do One Yet

Struggling to master a full push up? You aren’t alone. Push ups are a great exercise that engages almost every muscle in your body, but they aren’t exactly easy to do!

Here are 4 easy ways to modify a push up (shown from easiest to most challenging) to help you progress and build the strength and stamina you need to finally master a full push up on your toes.

In this video, we’ll go through the 4 progressive modifications you can make to a push up to ensure you are gradually working your way up into more challenging versions at the right pace and with great form.

The 4 modifications we’ll cover are:

Modification #1: Wall Push Up

Modification #2: Incline Push Up

Modification #2: Quadruped Push Up

Modification #4: Bent Knee Push Up
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  • Andy Atari August 30, 2016, 11:23 pm

    Thank you for sharing these variations! I have read somewhere that doing modified pushups on the knees won’t help you strengthen up for a full body pushup on your hands, so I was thinking of looking for other ways to modify pushups until I’m strong enough to do the full one. PS: Love your dog coming up to you while you’re working out. 🙂

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