Instructions for Incline Push-Ups - Martial Arts Strength Exercise

Join this free martial arts wiki. Add info & help beginners with Shotokan Kata, Kicks, Punches, Grappling, Taekwondo Forms & Patterns, Aikido, Goju-Ryu, Krav Maga, Bo Staff, Judo, Kyokushin, etc. Fitness experts can help with Strength Training, Core Exercises, Warm-Ups, Balance, Stretching, Conditioning, etc. Talk with fellow martial artists by joining our Wiki Community.

Wiki Revision Date - 14 Aug 2015 13:09

Instructions for Incline Push-Ups - Martial Arts Strength Exercise

This page will teach you how to do "Incline Push-Ups". These push-ups should not be confused with more difficult Elevated or Decline Push-Ups.

Incline push-ups are an easier version of the traditional push-up because you lean against a wall or bench in order to perform this exercise. There is less weight to "push up" and thus this exercise is good for beginners until they can transition to a more advanced push-up. If you are lacking sufficient upper body strength, you can start high up on a wall. As you gain upper body strength, you can gradually move down to a bench or plyometric box and then eventually to the floor.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor to ensure the proper technique is being utilized and to avoid potential injuries. For additional exercises and push-up techniques (i.e. Triangle Push-Up), please visit the main Martial Arts Strength Training page.

Instructions for Incline Push-Ups


Join the Wiki Community!

We hope you become a wiki member. You can join via the wiki or via Facebook.
Talk to fellow martial artists on the wiki community. Members can ask questions, post answers & videos and even tell the occasional martial arts joke!

Latest Pages Added to Wiki

Popular Community Posts

Latest Posts Added to Community

  • Martial Arts Burnout & Recovering Lost Students We have talked about martial arts "burnout". This is when a student take an extended break or leaves martial arts entirely due to work/family problems, issues with time commitment, injuries or a wide variety of other causes. How does your school deal...
  • Escrima "on the rocks" a clip of some fun stick work with one of my students last week blocking close quarter butting strikes while using footwork on the rocks by the shallows of the beach gonna take some more environmental training videos here in the next few weeks
  • What is the biggest downside of martial arts training? How would you answer a potential student if they asked "What is the biggest downside of martial arts training"? I know that we all love martial arts training... but please do not give any answers like there are no downsides, etc. Try to point out some...



Martial Arts Books
(Click on the pictures below to learn more about these books)


At no extra cost to you, Black Belt Wiki makes a small commission if you buy products via these links. Your purchase helps keep this wiki free for all visitors. Thank you for your support!






Material on this wiki may not be copied or reproduced without the written approval of Black Belt Wiki.
All rights reserved. For other terms & conditions, please read our legal disclaimer. This site is for informational purposes only. All martial arts techniques and fitness exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. If you have had an injury or are in pain, please see a doctor before starting or continuing any martial arts and/or physical fitness program.




Wiki
Martial Arts Products