Push-Ups That Will Change Your Body
Advanced Push-Ups1. T Push-Up with Leg Raise
Targets shoulders, chest, arms, abs, obliques, butt, thighs
Begin in full push-up position with legs extended, abs engaged and hips lifted. Raise right arm toward ceiling, rotating entire body to the right; at the same time, lift right leg. Hold for 3 counts, return to floor, then do a full push-up. Repeat on the opposite side. Do 10 reps.2. Push-Up with Leg Lift
Targets shoulders, chest, arms, abs, butt, thighs
Begin in a full push-up position -- wrists below shoulders, legs extended, toes tucked under, abs engaged. Lift right leg off the floor and bend elbows, lowering chest toward floor. Straighten arms and repeat, keeping leg lifted. Do 10 reps; switch legs and repeat3. Plyo Push-Up
Targets shoulders, chest, arms, abs, butt
Begin in full push-up position with hands directly under your shoulders, legs extended, abs engaged. Do a push-up, bending elbows to 90 degrees. As you push back up to start, explosively lift both hands off the floor. Do 10 reps.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, February 2007.
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