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Isometric-explosive Pushup

Angle-Based Images: Isometric-explosive Pushup Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric-explosive Pushup Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric-explosive Pushup Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric-explosive Pushup Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric-explosive Pushup Video
Isometric-explosive Pushup: Step 1
Step 1 Get in the standard pushup position with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
Isometric-explosive Pushup: Step 2
Step 2 Keeping your core tight, slowly lower your body to the ground with your elbows tucked closely to the body. Once your chest is about two inches off the ground, pause and prepare to push back up.
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Isometric-explosive Pushup: Step 3
Step 3 Push back up explosively so that your elbows fully extend and your hands come off of the ground. Land softly.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not hyperextend the neck. Maintain a long, neutral spine.

Avoid moving hips out of alignment. Instead, keep your core tight and back flat throughout the movement.

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