- Begin in the plank position, hands underneath the shoulders, elbows extended and abs tight.
- Bend at your elbows, lowering your body to the ground but staying rigid from your feet to your shoulders.
- Immeditately press upward, extending the elbows, keeping the abs tight and body rigid.
Standard: At the bottom of the push up, the chest and thighs must touch the ground. At the top of the push up, elbows must be fully extended.
Modification 1 for Beginners: Perform the move the same as instructed above, but begin from your knees instead of your toes.
Modification 2 for beginners: Perform the move the same as instructed above, but begin from your hips instead of your toes.