The Incline Wall Push-Up is a strength training exercise that improves biceps, triceps, pectorals, and core stabilizers.
INSTRUCTIONS: Form a plank position with your hands shoulder width apart. Feet should be no more than hip width apart. Keep body rigid throughout the exercise. Aim for a straight body line from the crown of your head to your heels. Avoid sagging.
COMMON ERRORS: 1) Bringing your tailbone up so that your body forms a V shape. 2) Your body sags downward. 3) Looking up.
MODIFICATION: Move halfway down and then come up.
FITNESS LEVEL: The Incline Wall Push-Up is an adaptation of the floor push-up. It is suitable for individuals who cannot perform the floor push-up. It is also a convenient alternative when working outdoors without a mat as shown in this video.
EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider