The Benefits of Push-Ups & Why Should You Do Them

Are you a fan of the Push-up? Do you wake up in the morning and think “I just can’t wait to do push-ups!” Do you go to bed at night and think, “man, I really wish I was able to get in more push-ups today!?”

I always say this to myself because I believe it’s true:

It’s the exercises you hate the most that your body needs the most.

Blah – why is that so true? But I’m not going to lie — push-ups really will do your body the most good.

Push-Ups Build Strength – Everywhere

Push-ups are one of the oldest and most basic of exercises for a simple reason. They work. The exercise positions all the muscles in our upper body and builds optimal strength in the forearms, shoulders, chest. And for the ladies, they will “get rid of the jig” by targeting the upper arms. And when done properly, also put emphasis on building a strong core by stabilizing the abdominals and back. There is even some benefits to your quads and hammies. If you want a return on your exercise investment, you may as well work everything in the same amount of time as one thing. Right? …Read Full Article….

Original Article : The Benefits of Push-Ups & Why Should You Do Them
by : Teresa
From : eatdrinkandbeskinny.com

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