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Diamond Push Up

  • Intermediate
  • Body weight
  • Chest · Triceps

Setup instructions

1) Get in the plank position - start on all fours and extend your legs back behind you. Put your arms directly under your shoulders.

2) Move your hands closer together and aim to create a triangle/diamond between your thumbs and fingers. This will cause your elbows to face outwards slightly.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly lower your chest to the ground - make sure your elbows are behind your shoulders.

2) Pause at the bottom, then 'push up' (think as if you're pushing the ground away) until you're back in the plank.

3) Repeat.

Health benefits

Strength · Muscular Endurance

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