Original Article : WHY PUSH UPS ARE THE BEST EXERCISE FOR A STRONG & FIT BODY
by : Nick Jack
From : noregretspt.com
For such an easy to do exercise Push-ups deliver a real punch to your body’s health. For as much as it can give you the great physique most of us are looking for, they provide a very unique way of strengthening our bodies and targeting areas that are commonly weak. We use this exercise in it’s various forms often in our rehabilitation programs, in particular for neck and shoulder pain, but also with overall integrated skill development with spinal injury and various nervous system disease. They are without doubt one of the oldest and most common of all exercises to every person around the world. They are often used as a fitness test in Police, Military and various sporting clubs as well as being a cornerstone of programs for martial arts and gymnastics. It is fair to say everyone knows what a push up is and a rough idea of how to do one correctly. Unfortunately not many people are aware of the amazing benefits this exercise provides. This article will explain the true value of the push up, how to do it right and also give you a few different versions to try out that will really challenge you.