Clap Push Up

Clap Push Up


This exercise involves performing a push up while clapping your hands together at the top of the movement. It requires explosive power and coordination.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Clap Push Up Instructions

  1. Start in a plank position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your feet hip-width apart.
  2. Lower your body towards the ground by bending your elbows.
  3. As you push back up, quickly clap your hands together before returning to the starting position.
  4. Repeat for desired number of reps.

Clap Push Up Form & Visual

Clap Push Up

Clap Push Up Benefits

  • Strengthens chest, triceps, and shoulder muscles
  • Improves explosive power and upper body coordination
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Engages core muscles for stability and balance
  • Variation of traditional push up for added challenge and variety in workout routine

Clap Push Up Muscles Worked

  • Chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor)
  • Shoulder muscles (deltoids)
  • Triceps
  • Core muscles (abdominals and lower back)

Clap Push Up Variations & Alternatives

  • One-Handed Clap Push Up
  • Decline Clap Push Up
  • Spiderman Clap Push Up
  • Explosive Clap Push Up
  • Close Grip Clap Push Up