Even if you use bench presses to work your chest, triceps, and shoulders, you should also regularly add in pushups.
Pushups work a lot more muscles than the bench press.
This exercise requires the entire core to fire hard to keep the body stable.Click Here for my article on getting Super-Lean by Eating a High Carb Diet (Opposite of Keto).
So if you want a great chest and killer abs to go with it, it makes sense to work pushups into your routine.
Here’s a video which covers 10 common pushup mistakes.
The most important mistake to avoid pointed out in the video is flaring the elbows.
Pushup form with flared elbows puts your shoulders and rotator cuffs at risk for injury.
Another mistake is going too fast.
A lot of people who do this are cutting range of pushup short.
One benefit of doing pushups (and other exercises) at a slow speed is that it can actually increase HGH release.
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