Split Level Pushups for Stronger Pecs, Shoulders and Triceps
Hello and welcome everyone to another edition of Fey Fitness! In this video we are exploring an advanced level chest exercise called a Split Level Pushup. I like to save this exercise for clients to transition them out of intermediate pushups and into something a little more advanced as the movement allows for lots of variation depending on skill level and strength.
Why Do a Split Level Pushup?
- This exercise emphasizes strength in the body and helps create toned muscles.
- Staggered Pushups are more advanced forms of a pushup because they require more core, shoulder and triceps stability in order to complete the movement.
- Working on these muscle groups helps you build stability, strength and power in your upper body. This will allow you to have more functional mobility in your everyday life.
How to Perform a Split Level Pushup:
- Come down into a normal pushup position with a straight back and toes firmly planted on the ground with your heels pointing towards the sky.
- Depending on skill and strength level, bring one hand up onto a surface that is higher than the floor- but continue to keep both hands shoulder-width apart.
- Lower yourself down as though you were performing a normal pushup, and press firmly through your hands to press yourself back into the starting position.
- Repeat this motion 10-15 reps on each side for 4 sets total.
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