Kneeling Incline Push-Up

Kneeling Incline Push-Up exercise technique

Muscles Worked

Muscles worked by kneeling incline push-up

Primary

  • Chest
  • Front Deltoid

Secondary

  • Triceps
  • Abs

Instructions

  • Assume the starting position on your knees, with your hands on an elevation (such as a step-board), slightly wider than shoulder width apart.
  • Try to form a straight line from head to knee, and brace your abdomen slightly.
  • Lower yourself as deep as you can, while inhaling.
  • Reverse the motion when you’ve touched the board, and push yourself up to straight arms again while exhaling.
  • Repeat for reps.

Commentary

Incline push-ups on your knees is an easier variant of push-ups, which you can use to build up your strength before you move on to more advanced variants. Suitable next steps after this exercise are kneeling push-ups on flat ground, or incline push-ups standing on your feet.

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