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Press Up on Knees

What it does?

This version of the push-up is ideal for those who are just beginning an exercise program or for those who suffer from back pain when performing a standard push-up

What you need?

No equipment required

How do you do it?

- Kneel on the ground with your arms extended out in front of you
- Place your hands on the floor about shoulder width apart and make sure your body is straight from your knees to your shoulders
- Begin to lower your chest down to the floor, making sure your shoulders are over your hands
- Pause briefly at the bottom then push yourself back up to the start position
- Do 3 sets of 8-12 repetitions

Key Points

- Keep your back straight throughout the movement
- Use your abdominal muscles to prevent your hips sagging



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