The Push-Up Variations You Should Never, Ever Do

Four Push-Up variations guaranteed to make you weep.

To show you what not to do, each week STACK brings you a moment from the weight room or sports field gone horribly wrong.

Over the last 10 years, we've published many articles recommending Push-Up variations that build muscle fast (watch the video above for a few of our favorites). But what if you're not interested in building muscle fast? What if you're looking for exercises that will forever bring shame to your family's name?

Great news! STACK finally has you covered.

Kipping Push-Ups

This guy is trying to do for Push-Ups what CrossFit did for Pull-Ups. Laugh now, but soon you'll be paying him $300 a month to learn how to do this.

Locked Elbow Push-Ups

This man is on pace to do 120 Push-Ups in a minute. Take that, Navy SEALs!

Faceplant Push-Ups

List of people who can successfully pull off a Behind-the-Back Clapping Push-Up: 1. Bruce Lee. End of list. Stop trying.

What's the Worst That Can Happen Push-Ups

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