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.

More: 9 Ways to Measure Your Fitness

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.

More: 8 Ways to Modify the Everyday Push-up

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About the Author

Teresa M. Howes

Teresa M. Howes is a nutrition expert, fitness advocate, avid runner, published author and active blogger. Backed with a formal education and over a decade of professional experience consulting in the weight loss industry, she has an arsenal of tools, tips and tricks that she loves to share. Fired up with enthusiasm, she founded the 30-Day Challenge Series in May of 2013 and is thrilled to be cultivating a community of inspired, dedicated and successful fitness enthusiasts. You can find her latest and greatest at www.eatdrinkandbeskinny.com.

Teresa M. Howes is a nutrition expert, fitness advocate, avid runner, published author and active blogger. Backed with a formal education and over a decade of professional experience consulting in the weight loss industry, she has an arsenal of tools, tips and tricks that she loves to share. Fired up with enthusiasm, she founded the 30-Day Challenge Series in May of 2013 and is thrilled to be cultivating a community of inspired, dedicated and successful fitness enthusiasts. You can find her latest and greatest at www.eatdrinkandbeskinny.com.

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