Welcome to our Wide Chest Pushups Exercise Instruction Guide!
On this page you'll learn how to do this pushups variation. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Weight Training Exercises so you can immediately add to your Weight Training Programs, next Chest Workout, or next Body Weight Workout.
|Exercise Name:||Wide Chest Pushups|
|Secondary Muscle(s):||Core, Deltoids, Triceps, Upper Back|
|Exercise Type:||Compound, Push|
|Equipment Required:||Body Weight Exercise|
Exercise Description and Instruction:
Similar to the Wide Grip Bench Press, this advanced pushups variation places more of an emphasis on the outer portion of the pectoralis major, which is stretched at the bottom of the lift due to your wide hand base. Be sure to squeeze your chest as you press upwards.
One major benefit of Pushups is that they are very versatile. You can target specific muscles by changing the angle of the pushup or changing the width of your hand base. You'll benefit from adding variety to your workout routines.
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