5 Reasons Why Push Ups Are Amazing

  • Posted on Aug 06, 2021
5 Reasons Why Push Ups Are Amazing

What benefits do you get from Push Ups? Get tips for a perfect Push Up!

Aaaaaaah the poor old push up… Some may think of them as too basic and boring but whether you like them or not the truth is that they are incredibly effective and their benefits are actually quite impressive. They are probably one of the safest and best ways to improve your core and strengthen or add muscle to the upper body. Let's see what's it all about!

1. Total body workout
Push ups work a whole lot more than just your chest and arms. If done correctly, they actually work your arms, shoulders, core and legs; but sure, the focus is on the upper body. It’s all about the tension!

2. Pump up the strength
Push ups build strength, there’s no question about that. If you’re just starting out you can probably barely do 10 of them but after a week or more of regular push up routines your build more muscle and along with that build your endurance and strength. Also, you’ll probably “get high” on “pumping” because it feels great!

3. Burn fat
Doing this fundamental exercise in interval sets will fire up your metabolism and consequently start burning calories which will result in fat burn.

4. You don't need any equipment
They can be done almost anywhere, even without equipment, which makes them one of the most versatile exercises.

5. Prevent injury
By doing push ups regularly you start to build more and more muscle. This helps protect your joints and muscles and strengthen them in a safe and functional way.

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