30-Day Push-Up Challenge

Proper Form and Injury Prevention Tips

Push-Ups on Knees

  • Keep your body in a straight line.
  • Engage your core.
  • Move wrists in line with the shoulders.
  • Look forward, not down.

  • As you lower, keep the elbows at 90 degrees.

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Push-Ups on Toes

  • Keep your body in a straight line.
  • Engage your core.
  • Move wrists in line with the shoulders.
  • Fingers point straight.
  • Look forward, not down.  

  • As you lower, make sure your body is in a straight line, engage the core, and bend the elbows 90 degrees.

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