Suspended Push Up

Suspended Push Up


This exercise involves suspending oneself in the air with the help of suspension straps and performing push-ups. It requires a lot of core stability and upper body strength.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Suspended Push Up Instructions

  1. Find a sturdy suspension trainer or gymnastic rings and adjust them to hang about waist height.
  2. Grab the handles and walk your feet back until your body is at a 45-degree angle to the ground.
  3. Engage your core and lower your body down towards the ground, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
  4. Push back up to the starting position, keeping your body in a straight line throughout the movement.
  5. Repeat for desired number of reps.

Suspended Push Up Form & Visual

Suspended Push Up

Suspended Push Up Benefits

  • Engages multiple muscle groups including chest, shoulders, triceps, and core
  • Improves upper body strength and stability
  • Increases core strength and stability
  • Challenges balance and coordination
  • Can be modified to increase or decrease difficulty
  • Requires minimal equipment and can be done anywhere with suspension straps

Suspended Push Up Muscles Worked

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

Suspended Push Up Variations & Alternatives

  • Feet Elevated Push Up
  • Single Arm Suspended Push Up
  • Spiderman Push Up
  • Tricep Extension Push Up
  • Wide Grip Suspended Push Up