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Hand Release Push-Up 101 Video Tutorial

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Hand Release Push-Up
Hand Release Push-Up

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Chest

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Variations

None

Alternatives

None

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The hand release pushup is an exercise that targets the chest muscles. It is a of the standard pushup that adds an extra challenge by requiring you to release your hands from the ground at the top of the movement. This helps to increase the range of motion and activate more muscle fibers in the chest, To perform a hand release pushup, start in the standard pushup position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your feet shoulder-width apart. Lower yourself down until your chest is an inch or two above the ground, then push yourself back up. At the top of the movement, release your hands from the ground and extend your arms out in front of you. Hold this position for a second or two, then bring your hands back to the ground and repeat, The hand release pushup is a challenging exercise, but it is also a very effective way to build muscle and strength in the chest. If you are new to this exercise, start with a few sets of 10 repetitions and gradually increase the number of sets and repetitions as you get stronger.

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