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Pushup Hold

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Chest

Calories Burned:  340 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Pectorals
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Deltoids, Spinal Erectors
From the standard pushup position, bend your elbows until your chest is just off the floor, keeping your body straight.  
Hold for 20 seconds, rest for 60 seconds, return to the pushup position, and lower yourself halfway down. 
Hold for 20 seconds, rest, then hold the top position of a pushup — but with your elbows slightly bent — for another 20 seconds. 

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