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Plyo Push Up

  • Advanced
  • Body weight
  • Chest

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. Keep the core tight, tuck in the hips and fully extend your legs and have a wide stance.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly lower your chest to the ground - make sure your elbows are behind your shoulders. You should feel a stretch in the chest.

2) Once lowered, push the ground away using your triceps with enough force so both feet and hands are airborne. Brace yourself for the impact by keeping a slight bend in your knees and elbows. Keep the momentum and lower yourself into the start of the push up.

3) Repeat.

Note: this is a high impact exercise on your wrists.

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