5 Pushup Techniques Beneficial for Women

Push up techniques beneficial for women

Pushup is a most easy and well-known exercise among men & women. It strengthens the upper part of the body. As this exercise focuses on the upper part of the body, this exercise is very difficult for the women & men who are overweight. Generally the women tend to have less upper body strength than men. But when men tend to turn overweight they start losing muscle concentration in the upper body, more than in their lower body. Pushups counter act all the problems and manage your fat deposits. This exercise just requires determination and patience. The main thing is that, you should be mentally ready & have enough strength left to push yourself up. Here you will know about the different types of pushups.

1. Wall Pushup Exercise

As the name says wall pushup, you need to take a support of wall to do this pushup. Place your both hands on the wall a little wider than your shoulders width. Put your legs out and stretch your body till you are on your toes. Push yourself forwards in the direction of wall by using the balance of your core & hands, then push backward in the original position. Repeat this for 10 to 15 times or repeat this till you are confident enough to move to the half pushup and then to the normal pushup.

2. Half Pushup Exercise

Half pushup is a good exercise for the beginners. Take a yoga mat, place your knees on the mat. For half pushup exercise you need to lay down your body facing towards mat just like normal pushup position. But in this exercise you have the support of the knees. It gives you more balance. Uplift your upper part of the body with the help of your hands. Repeat this for 10 to 15 times or repeat this till you are confident enough to move to the normal pushup.

3. Normal Pushup Exercise

In normal pushup exercise you need to lay down your body facing towards mat. Place your both hands on the floor a slightly wider than your shoulders width, the upper part of the body is on your hands and lower part of the body on your toes. Keep your elbows bend. Now, lift up your upper part of the body with the help of your hands. Don’t move your toes. Repeat this for 10 to 15 times.

4. Diamond Pushup Exercise

In diamond pushup exercise you need to lay down your body facing towards mat. Place your both hands on the mat in a narrow position than your shoulders, make a diamond shape with your hands and then do a normal pushup the upper part of the body is on your hands and lower part of the body on your toes. Keep your elbows bend. Now, lift up your upper part of the body with the help of your hands. Don’t move your toes. Repeat this for 10 to 15 times.

5. Spider Pushup Exercise

Spider pushup exercise is the difficult one to do. First of all you need to position yourself in a normal pushup position. When you raise yourself up, bring up one of your knee towards the direction of the elbow as much as you can. Then push it back as you return to the initial position.