10 Powerful Push-Up Variations

Learn 10 Push-Up variations that you can add to your workout to continue building upper-body strength and core stability.

Single-Arm, Single-Leg Push-Up

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Single-Arm, Single-Leg Push-Up

Benefits: Improves core rotational stability and balance, and activates your back

Instructions:

  • Assume push-up position with your feet shoulder-width apart
  • Perform a Push-Up
  • At the top of the movement, raise your opposite leg and arm; your arm should be bent at a 90-degree angle with your thumb pointed towards the ceiling
  • Lower your arm and leg to return to the starting position
  • Repeat on opposite side and continue in alternating fashion

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Topics: PUSH-UP | CHEST | EXERCISE | BODY WEIGHT