Finger Push-up

Finger Push Up


This exercise involves pushing up from the ground using only your fingers, rather than your entire hand. It is a challenging exercise that can help improve grip strength and finger dexterity.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Finger Push-up Instructions

  1. Start in a plank position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your fingers spread wide.
  2. Lower your body down towards the ground, keeping your elbows close to your body.
  3. Push yourself back up to the starting position, using only your fingers to lift your body.
  4. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Finger Push-up Form & Visual

Finger Push Up

Finger Push-up Benefits

  • Strengthens the muscles in the fingers, hands, and wrists
  • Improves grip strength
  • Increases finger dexterity and coordination
  • Can help prevent injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Can be done anywhere without equipment

Finger Push-up Muscles Worked

  • Forearm muscles
  • Hand muscles
  • Wrist muscles
  • Chest muscles (to a lesser extent)

Finger Push-up Variations & Alternatives

  • One-arm finger push-up
  • Clapping finger push-up
  • Decline finger push-up
  • Diamond finger push-up
  • Explosive finger push-up
  • Finger tip push-up
  • Knuckle push-up
  • One-finger push-up
  • Spiderman push-up
  • Staggered finger push-up