Incline Close Grip Push Up
Incline Close Grip Push Up Instructions
- Start in a plank position with your hands on an elevated surface, such as a bench or step.
- Place your hands close together, with your thumbs touching and your fingers pointing forward.
- Lower your body towards the bench, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
- Pause when your chest is just above the bench.
- Push back up to the starting position, keeping your core engaged and your body in a straight line.
- Repeat for the desired number of reps.
Incline Close Grip Push Up Form & Visual
Incline Close Grip Push Up Benefits
- Targets the chest, triceps, and shoulders
- Increases upper body strength and endurance
- Improves core stability and balance
- Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the incline
- Requires no equipment and can be done anywhere
Incline Close Grip Push Up Muscles Worked
- Chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor)
- Shoulder muscles (anterior deltoids)