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Lever Push-ups

The next progression after Close Hand Push-ups is the Lever Push-up. With this exercise, we shall start putting more weight through one arm, thus getting us closer to the one arm push-up. Muscles Worked Primary Triceps brachii Secondary (Synergists) Pectoralis major Deltoid anterior (front) Stabilizers (Fixators) Rectus abdmonis Obliques Pectoralis minor Serratus anterior Quadriceps Gastrocnemius Soleus […]

Close Hand Push-ups

The first progression after full push-ups towards the one arm push-up is the close hand push-up. By moving your hands closer together, it puts more emphasis on your triceps, which will need to grow stronger in order to perform a one arm push-up.