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Decline Pushup for Women
- Place your feet on a box or bench and place your hands on the floor so that they're slightly wider than and in line with your shoulders. This increases the amount of your body weight you have to lift, making the exercise harder.
- Lower your body until your chest nearly touches the floor. Pause at the bottom, and then push yourself back to the starting position as quickly as possible.
Tip Strengthen your shoulders. Researchers in Texas found that hte decline pushup works the muscles that stabilize your shoulders better than a traditional pushup.
This move has been excerpted from The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises by Adam Campbell.
This Move Works:
Chest, Core, Shoulders, Triceps