Explosive Push Up

Explosive Push Up – Exercise Library

Sets: 1-3
Reps: 8-12
Rest: 1-2mins
Exercise Description:
– The explosive push up is a variation of the standard push up and is also known as a clapping push up if you add a clap in at the top of the plyometric movement.
– Explosive push ups are not much more difficult to perform than standard push ups, and require only that you know the right technique when performing
– Start in a standard push up position, with your hands shoulder width apart
– Lower yourself to the ground, then as you push up as hard as you can
– Imagine that you’re attempting to push yourself all the way up to a standing position. Keep your force consistent through every part of the push up.
– As you push yourself up, lift both hands off the ground.
– Repeat for as many repetitions as prescribed.


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