two crossfit girls push up exercise

10 Types of Press Up to Build Strength, Power and Muscle

The Press Up is a timeless and classic exercise, building strength, muscle and power. These 10 variations will test you in many different ways.

7. LEDGE PRESS UP

Incredibly effective at improving Press Up mechanics, mainly because you don’t have to concern yourself with knocking your face into the ground while using the standard hand-to-floor placement.

Although the upper torso and face should stop close above the surface at the bottom of a standard Push-Up, you’ll often see people pull the head up, sink their hips, or shorten their range of motion as a means of subconsciously avoiding any harm to their face.

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