Push-Up Articles

One of the basics in bodyweight training, the Push-Up is an all-inclusive training tool useful for any athlete. Not only does it work strength throughout the entire upper body, Push-Ups can improve your core strength and raise your heart heart for a full-body calisthenic exercise. Discover different variations to incorporate into your next Push-Up workout.

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Does Bodyweight Training Count as Strength Training?

Far too often, educated strength and conditioning coaches get caught up in what the hottest books recommend as the do-or-die essentials of exercise. ...

How GPP Can Make You a Better Soccer Player

GPP is a commonly used acronym in the powerlifting/strength and conditioning community, and one you may have seen on certain articles or training manu...

Why the Push-Up to Renegade Row Can Get You Fit Fast

When it comes to exercises that provide the biggest bang for your buck, it's hard to find a better option than the Push-Up to Renegade Row. The Pus...

5 Reasons Your Push-Ups Are Probably Garbage (and How to Fix Them)

The Push-Up is one of the first exercises humans learn. It's for this very reason most people assume they do Push-Ups correctly. In reality, howeve...

The Five Essential Movements for Building Athletic Strength

For an athlete or coach who's just beginning to dive into the world of strength and conditioning, the topic has arguably never felt more confusing. ...

The Unique Push-Up Variation That Will Help You Pack on Muscle and Strength

Push-Ups are a staple in the realm of fitness. They've been around long before the birth of iron barbells. Men and women alike have been utilizing ...

Athlete Benchmarks: How Much Weight Should You Lift?

How much do you bench? This is probably the first thing you'll get asked when you talk about working out. But the million-dollar question is, how m...

Here's a 4-Week Strength Training Program Designed for Pre-Teen Athletes

When working with and designing a strength program for youth athletes (ages 13 and under), the goal is to keep it as simple and appropriate as possibl...

Why It's Better for Young Athletes to Lift 'Too Light' Rather Than 'Too Heavy'

The high school sports landscape has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. In that time, athletic departments have implemented strength trai...

Here's Why You Should Train With a 'Landmine'

As a college strength and conditioning coach, it helps to be creative when dealing with a large team in a small weight room. With a lot of my time ...

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