New research finds push-ups are a highly adaptable exercise

Monday, February 18, 2019

Young woman doing a push upThe push-up is a highly adaptable exercise that can be tailored to help individuals with specific needs, say a team of UWaterloo researchers who studied a modified push-up, called a ‘push-up plus.'

In the study, 20 healthy male subjects experimented with different hand positions and orientations to see which variations would strengthen it more. 

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