August 14, 2022

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How to do a push-up, the benefits and the modifications to try

Whether you’re avoiding the gym, or just looking for ways to increase your arm strength from home, learning how to do a pushup properly can make all the difference to your home workout routine.

While strong arms are often built by lifting heavy weights, pushups are one of the best bodyweight exercises you can do to build your arm strength if you’re short on equipment or space. In fact, a study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that compared to resistance, pushups and weighted bench presses have similar muscle gains. (That said, if you’re looking for weights for weight training at home, we’ve got the best adjustable dumbbells here).