Focus: Core, Shoulder, Upper Back
Start on your stomach, place forearms flat on mat, curl toes, relax shoulder blades, slowly raise into low plank position, then push further by rounding your shoulder blades then lower chest down to the mat, repeat.
Elbow push-ups are a great way to strengthen the upper body and core without putting too much stress on the joints. They are a low-impact exercise that can be modified to make them more or less challenging, making them a good option for people of all fitness levels.
Elbow push-ups are a great way to:
- Strengthen the chest, triceps, and shoulders
- Improve core strength
- Improve posture
- Reduce back pain
- Increase range of motion
- Burn calories
If you find elbow push-ups too challenging, you can start by doing them on your knees. You can also make them more challenging by placing your feet on a raised surface, such as a step or a bench.
Elbow push-ups are a great addition to any fitness routine. They are a safe and effective way to strengthen the upper body and core.