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How to Do Pushups

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  • Numerous muscles are engaged when performing pushups, which is why they can deliver a number of health benefits
  • There are different variations of pushups that you can incorporate in your workout routine if you want to deviate from the standard pushup
  • To determine how many pushups per day you should do, be aware of your current fitness level
  • Performing pushups incorrectly can raise your risk for certain injuries like wrist pain, rotator cuff injuries and lower back pain

Pushups can be challenging, especially for beginners. However, once you learn how to do pushups the right way, you can do more reps and boost strength and endurance. In this guide, you will learn about the proper way to perform pushups, what muscles are used in this exercise and the different types of pushups that you can add to your workout routine.


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