Eccentric Push-ups

โœ… The Set-up
- Set up in a plank with hands directly beneath your chest, lower body on the toes or knees.

๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ The Action
- Slowly lower your body down over the course of a few seconds, keeping elbows in and body flat (no sagging).
- Chest and thighs both touch the ground simultaneously.
- Keeping elbows in, push up with the body in one rigid line to the top of the plank.
- Repeat.

โœ… The Finish
- Plank position on hands and toes/knees, hips in line with the body.

๐Ÿงข Coaching Tips! Squeeze your legs and butt to help keep a straight body position throughout.

Eccentric Push-ups

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Eccentric Push-ups

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