Often, the simplest exercises seem the hardest. Calisthenic movements like the pushup and pullup are notoriously difficult, even for many people who can throw around a barbell like no one’s business. There’s just something about moving one’s own bodyweight that gets real tricky.

That said, if you can’t do a proper push-up, you’re definitely not alone. Luckily, there’s no shortage of ways to fix pushup form — here are the six most common pushup mistakes and how to fix them.

5 Ways to Improve Your Pushup

5 Ways to Improve Your Pushup Form

Perfect the pushup.

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