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Push-Up Variations

2/26/2013
Looking to spice up your push-ups? 
Whether you are doing modified push-ups on your knees or performing push-ups in a full push-up starting position, here are a few variations:


  •   Typical push-ups have your hands placed a little bit wider than your shoulders, with your elbows bending out to the sides. You can also turn your hands out slightly so that your fingers are just barely facing towards the outside of your mat. You can lift one leg up and do a one-legged push-up, and then switch sides. 
  •  Pilates push-ups have your hands placed as wide as your shoulders, with the elbows bending directly back so they are grazing the sides of your body. 
  •  Diamond push-ups are a great way to spice things up. Make the shape of a Diamond with your hands by letting your thumbs and pointer fingers touch. Then place them on the ground, and do push-ups with elbows bending out to the sides. 
  •  You can also add in jumps to the side, jumps forward and back, and jumps in and out in between repetitions to add more cardio.

Step It Up with StephStephanie Mansour

Stephanie Mansour, CEO of Step It Up with Steph, is a Health & Fitness Expert and Body Image & Confidence Coach. As a certified personal trainer, yoga instructor, Pilates instructor, and life coach, Stephanie has been featured on CNN, AOL, and more for her realistic and holistic approach to health & fitness. She coaches women through her virtual 30 Day Jumpstart Program, and recently trained her client to lose 83 lbs in 12 weeks on NBC Chicago!


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Renee McLaughlin Date 3/13/2013
Hello Steph; Thank you for your Step it UP with Steph pointers, tips and info. I have a request. I am 51 years of age and suffer from Arthritis of the hip and lower back. I would love some advise on gentle yoga to feel relief in that area. Thank you for attepmting to help with my challenge. Renee
 
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