Push-up: decline position

A strength exercise involving the upper extremity and anterior aspect of the trunk and hip.

  • start in prone position, supporting yourself on straight arms, hands about shoulder-width apart, with your feet up on a bench
  • keep your shoulders and chest wide, body straight, and spine neutral
  • maintaining this body position, from head to toe, bend your elbows while preventing them from flaring out to the side
  • “push-up” to return to the start position
  • repeat as needed