Pushups Hands Close

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back straight the entire time

Pushups Hands Close

This exercise targets your triceps and requires no equipment to perform. It also works your chest.

Muscle Group

Triceps, Middle Chest


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Triceps, Middle Chest

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Triceps

Starting Position: Lay on your stomach and lift yourself up with your arms straight, wrists underneath your shoulders. Bring your hands closer together so they are just touching at the thumbs. Your fingers should be pointing forward and your elbows slightly bent. You should be up on your toes with your back flat and legs slightly apart.

  1. 1 Exhaling, lower your body down until your chest touches your hands, keeping your elbows tight to your sides.
  2. 2 Inhaling, slowly push back up to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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