Wellness Wednesday 10/19/16: Perfect Push-Up

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“Down again and back up, that is perfect form for a pushup, the only thing I could see is you might want to tighten up the core just a little bit…”
 
“So we want to make sure the hands are underneath our chest here, and not underneath our face, or we’re not superman, so the hands underneath our chest, flat back, either on the knees or toes, neutral position, head position, we go down, just below the ground and drive up, pushing the floor away from us, don’t think about the muscle movement of the chest, but actually pushing the earth away, that mentality keeps your form a little better…”
 
“And down, and up, one more down and up, again, again one thing you want to do is you have a tendency to just let that neck sag a little bit so we have to keep that head lifted, almost as though we’re going to take that chin and push it backwards.
Perfect, much better…” says Christopher Hugh, Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer.
 
He says quality pushups are always better than quantity pushups.
And here’s an idea:
He says when he’s watching TV he will do pushups during commercial breaks.
 

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