Deep Push Up

Deep Push Up


This exercise involves performing a push up with a greater range of motion, lowering the chest closer to the ground and engaging the triceps and chest muscles more intensely. It is a challenging variation of the traditional push up that requires strength and control.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Deep Push Up Instructions

  1. Start in a plank position with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and your feet together.
  2. Lower your body towards the ground, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
  3. As you lower your body, push your chest forward and down towards the ground.
  4. Once your chest is close to the ground, push yourself back up to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Deep Push Up Form & Visual

Deep Push Up

Deep Push Up Benefits

  • Strengthens chest, triceps, and shoulders
  • Improves core stability and balance
  • Increases upper body endurance
  • Engages multiple muscle groups for a full body workout
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Deep Push Up Muscles Worked

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

Deep Push Up Variations & Alternatives