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Alternating Push-Up

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How to: Alternating Push-Up

Primary Muscles Used:Chest, Pecs, Triceps

Exercise Families:Horizontal Push

Equipment:Medicine Ball

Trainer:Kayla Itsines

  1. Place your RIGHT hand on the floor and LEFT hand on a medicine ball slightly further than shoulder width apart. Position both feet together behind you, resting on the balls of your feet. This is your starting position.
  2. Whilst maintaining a straight back and stabilising through your abdominals, bend your elbows and lower your torso towards the floor until your RIGHT arm form a 90 degree angle.
  3. Push through your chest and extend your arms to lift your body back into starting position.
  4. Gently roll the medicine ball along the floor towards your right hand. Place your LEFT hand on the floor and RIGHT hand on the medicine ball.
  5. Whilst maintaining a straight back and stabilising through your abdominals, bend your elbows and lower your torso towards the floor until your LEFT arm form a 90 degree angle.
  6. Push through your chest and extend your arms to lift your body back into starting position. Continue alternating between right and left for the specified number of repetitions.

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