Weighted Push-Up

Adopt the standard press up position, with your hands in either a normal - close or wide arm position, focusing on keeping your back straight throughout the movement.
 

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have a partner rest a suitable weight across your back lower down keeping the weight in place

Have a partner place a suitably weight centrally onto your back, in order for you to perform your reps with the added resistance.


Your partner should stand and watch you perform the reps, in order to remove or re-position the weight during your session.

You may decide to wrap the weight in a towel to prevent it from slipping off your back, however if you perform the movement correctly, this should not happen.

Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.

Look in the Circuit Exercises area for some great ways for you to design your own circuit routine at home.

Remember to record how many repetitions and sets you can perform, so that you will so how your getting fitter and stronger in all areas. Download your free PDF Record Sheet

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