10 Ways to Spice Up the Push Up (Video)

Do you think you have mastered the push up? Try these ten advanced push up variations for size.



Welcome to our series featuring calisthenics expert Al Kavadlo. This week, Al demonstrates the full push up plus ten push up variations to spice up your calisthenics sessions. These push ups get increasingly harder as you make your way down the list, and the last few are not for the faint hearted!

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Do you think you have mastered the push up? This comprehensive list of push up progressions and variations might make you think again. After warming up, get to work on this list and see how far you can get:

  • Incline push up
  • Full push up
  • Close push up
  • Uneven push up
  • Self-assisted one-arm push up
  • Clapping push up
  • Advanced clapping push up
  • Superman push up
  • One-arm push up
  • Fingertip one-arm push up
  • One-arm clapping push up

Can you peform the entire list with good form? We would love to see a video of the complete set. Post up the video link in the comments below.

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