Home Push-Up

This exercise is part of the home fitness program, fitness exercises you can do at home with minimal equipment.

Equipment Required: 2 x large books



Technique

  1. Select two books of the same size which give you the height required.
  2. Place the books on the ground about shoulder width apart.
  3. Lie face down on the floor with your hands on the books.
  4. Push-up until your arms are straight, keeping you back and legs straight. This is the starting position.
  5. Lower your body until your chest reaches the level of the books, and then return to the starting position.
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