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Course: PHRE 3044 – Special Populations Movement Pattern: Press | horizontal Target: Pec Major Synergist(s): Triceps
Regressions: Progressions: Push Up | Bench Press

Equipment: Body Weight

Hands under shoulders width and placed firmly on wall. Body posture is aligned (head, shoulders, spine). Feet are shoulder width apart and firmly planted.  Lead with chest (not chin).  Allow for some scapular retraction at the bottom phase.  Engage chest, triceps and core.

Use either the Wall, BB Rack (various heights) or Bench to adjust the intensity of the push-up without having the client on the floor.

Common Error(s): Sagging lower back | Not engaging core
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