Chair Pushup

The chair pushup is an upper body functional exercise that targets the chest, triceps, and core, while increasing strength and endurance.


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    Get in the standard pushup position and grip the sides of the seat of a chair. Your body should be in a straight line, angled upwards, with your legs straight.
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    Keeping your core tight and elbows tucked close by your sides, slowly lower yourself towards the chair. Brace core and press your hands into the sides of the chair, while you drive your body upwards back to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Do not let your hips sag during the movement. Keep your core tight.