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Weighted Drop Push Up 101 Video Tutorial

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Weighted Drop Push Up
Weighted Drop Push Up

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Chest

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Weights

Fitness Level

Advanced

Variations

None

Alternatives

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

Weighted drop pushups are an advanced of the classic pushup that increases the difficulty by adding weight to the body. This exercise is a great way to build strength and muscle mass in the chest, shoulders, and triceps, To perform a weighted drop pushup, you will need a weighted vest or backpack filled with weights. Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your hands shoulder-width apart on the ground. Slowly lower yourself down until your chest is just above the ground, then push yourself back up to the starting position. As you push yourself up, allow your arms to extend fully and your body to come up off the ground. Immediately after you reach the top of the pushup, drop the weights and let them fall to the ground, Weighted drop pushups are a challenging exercise, so it is important to start slowly and gradually increase the amount of weight you use over time. Be sure to listen to your body and stop if you experience any pain, Here are some tips for performing weighted drop pushups, Keep your core engaged throughout the entire movement, Squeeze your glutes and quads to help you stabilize your body, Breathe out as you lower yourself down and breathe in as you push yourself back up, Do not arch your back or allow your shoulders to come forward, Start with a light weight and gradually increase the weight over time, Listen to your body and stop if you experience any pain.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate