V Push Ups

V Push Ups is an advanced level upper body exercise that is a variation of the push up that simulates the shoulder press movement. Start with your hands on the ground, shoulder width apart. The main difference between with V push up is you are going to place your hands in front of your head instead of below your chest. You will also bring your feet closer in so that your body is in a “V” position—similar to the “downward facing dog” pose in yoga. Once in the start position, slowly lower your upper body down to floor keeping your head between your arms. Lower your head just before it touches the ground the push back up as your breath out. Try to keep your back and feet as straight as possible. Always err on the side of caution when performing this exercise. If you cannot perform at least 10 reps with good form and/or comfortably use the beginner level V Push Up.

 

EXERCISE BREAKDOWN
Upper Body | Advanced | Shoulders (Deltoids), Triceps