Strength Training for Yogis: Push Ups for a Powerful Chaturanga
It's easy to lose good form if you don't have the upper body strength for repeated chaturanga.
Why Knee Push Ups Won't Make You Any Stronger
Stop doing the modified push up where your knees are on the floor. They're probably doing more harm than good.
6 Tough Challenges to Test Your Strength and Athleticism
Some of these goals might take years to accomplish. But using them as long-term aims can be great for training motivation.
Top 10 PT Test Mistakes (and 12 Weeks of Free Workouts to Fix Them)
I have seen thousands of fit people who train often but still fail fitness tests because they did not get specific in their training.
7 Step Progression for a One-Arm Push Up
To achieve a one-arm push up, we will utilize many different hand positions and ranges of motion.
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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.
Greasing the Groove: A More Effective Way to Prepare for Push Up Tests
Most people will hit their target within a month just by using more targeted training and diligent daily practice.
For the Push Up Pros: Can You Do All These?
Think you know push ups? What about wrist push ups, one-arm push ups, and dive bombers? And can you do the variations of each of those?
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3 Tips for Solid Wrist Push Ups (Video)
This week, Al demonstrates the wrist push up, also known as a back-of-the-hand push up.
EMG Analysis of the Bench Press and Push Up
A new study investigated the effectiveness of push ups versus the bench press, and found they have a lot in common.
5 Ways to Train for the One-Arm Push Up (Video)
There are a lot of different ways to train for the one-arm push up. Here are five of Al's favorites
9 Fingertip Bodyweight Exercises (Video)
These advanced bodyweight variations are excellent for strengthening your hands and fingers.
Bands Are for Pushing, Not Pulling
Truth be told, I shed a tear every time I witness a band-assisted, short range-of-motion pull up.
Ben Musholt - 4 Inventive Uses for a Stability Ball (Video)
A demonstration and explanation of four stability ball exercises to replace common machines and movements.
Video: Ben Musholt - 2 Movements to Build Strength for MMA and Parkour
In this video, Ben Musholt demonstrates two inverted exercises to develop shoulder and back strength. These skills are great for mixed martial artists and parkour traceurs.
The 5 Most Effective Strength and Conditioning Exercises for Muay Thai
If you practice martial arts, then you need to strength train in order to maximize your performance. Here are the top five bang-for-your-buck exercises for fighters.
Video: Ben Musholt - Simple Progression For a One-Armed Push Up
In this video, Ben describes and demonstrates a simple progression for learning from a one-armed push up.
Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Halting Explosive Push Up to Plates
The halting explosive push up to plates is used to help improve upper body strength and explosiveness.
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