Health Benefits of Performing Pike Push Ups

First Published on 4 December 2014     Edited & Updated on 23 August 2021

Pike push ups are ideal for you if you have a desire for building shoulder strength. They are a great accolade to any upper body workout or shoulder workout. In addition, they are adjustable to almost any fitness level.

Like other body weight exercises, this workout is a genuine compound exercise as it makes several muscles to perform well. This workout is great for the back of the shoulders, the core, the back, and the hamstrings.

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How to do it

  • Keep your feet together on a step or a bench
  • Place your hands on the floor in front of you
  • Push your hips up to make align of your heads, hands and shoulders
  • Keep your hands around shoulder-width apart
  • Bow your elbows and lower your body till your head touches the floor
  • Push yourself back up and bring the hands in the straight position
  • Repeat the entire session for 2-3 minutes or over

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