Decline Explosive Push-Up
Main muscle: Chest
Other muscles: Triceps, Shoulders
Mechanics type: compound
Fitness level: intermediate
- Lie on the floor face down and place your hands about 36 inches apart while holding your torso up at arms length. Move your feet up to a box or bench. This will be your starting position.
- Next, lower yourself downward until your chest almost touches the floor as you inhale.
- At the bottom, reverse the motion by pushing yourself up through elbow extension as quickly as possible. Attempt to push your upper body up until your hands leave the ground.
- Return to the starting position and repeat the exercise.