Get It Right, Get It Tight: Decline Press on Step

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Get it Right Get It Tight

The pushup targets the upper body (triceps and chest) and demands a lot from the core as your body moves up and down. The goal in this move is to stay tight and move the body as a solid plank. Here's the breakdown:

Get into position: Feet should be together and in the middle of the step. Squeeze the inner thighs together to promote stability in the core. Place your hands just outside of the shoulders and look between your hands.

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Press it up: Exhale and push yourself up to the starting position. Do not lock your elbows at the top of the movement. Keep them slightly bent so the muscles are engaged and the joints are protected. Even at this stopping point, the abs need to be tight.

>> Switch it up: Stability Ball Decline Pushup or the BOSU Pushup

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