5-Minute Fitness: Wall Push-ups

This move is an easy way to build strength at home.

CLMBR director and instructor demonstrates a wall push-up
Courtesy of CLMBR

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“Wall push-ups activate arm and chest muscles to build strength at home. And we can all do it!” says Christa Dellevoti, director of fitness/training and education at CLMBR.com.

Wall Push-Ups

  1. Stand with palms on wall at shoulder height and shoulder distance apart.
  2. Bend elbows and bring your chest toward wall, keeping hips in straight line.
  3. Squeeze chest muscles and press back to starting position. Repeat up to 12 times.
  4. Gradually work up to 3 sets of 12 reps a few times a week or each day, depending on your fitness level and goals.

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