4 Push-Up Tips That Will Fix Your Bad Form And Help You Burn More Fat

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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4-push-up-tips-that-will-fix-your-bad-formThe push-up is one of those bodyweight exercises that everyone has tried at least once.

While it may not look like much, the push-up is definitely worth mastering.

There’s a good reason why it’s still being used by the military and sport coaches. It works.

It helps build both cardiovascular and muscle endurance.

It also serves as a foundation for more complex forms and teaches you how to use multiple muscles together.

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Often times, push-ups can be difficult to perform because of improper technique.

Here are a few simple tips to help you perfect this bodyweight exercise and to avoid future injuries.

Remember, focusing on quality over quantity will lead to a healthier body and better results.

Tip #1 – Body Tension

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Instantly improve your form by rolling your hips under and tightening your butt. This will engage engage more muscles.

Tip #2 – Arm Position

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Place your hands under the shoulders at the top of your range.

Tip #3 – Range of Motion

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Good body form will help you from using your hips or head to shorten your range of motion. Complete a total extension from top to bottom with each push up. Don’t short change yourself!

Tip #4 – Shoulder Blade Movement

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Engage your shoulder blades actively with each push up. This is one of the most overlooked form issues.

How To Do a Perfect Push-Up

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