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Why You Should Give Your Body A Break From Push Ups

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Taking about an effective core and strength training exercise, push-ups is the best, a compound exercise that activates the chest, shoulders, triceps, back, abs, and legs is a popular bodyweight move among fitness enthusiasts and can be done virtually from anywhere without any equipment but stressing too much on it can result to unwanted discomfort.

I'll effects of everyday push ups

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The best idea is to start slow and increase the number of sets. This can help to build endurance and strength. However, you need to give your body some rest to repair and relax. If your muscles are tired, you will hardly be able to see any benefits of doing this workout. Taking a break relaxes the muscles and helps them to recover faster.

What might happen

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Performing push-ups daily can also put you at the risk of pain or injury if your form is not correct. Most people just force themselves to finish their sets of push-ups even when they are not up for it. This compromises their form and strains their muscles even more.

What to do

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Try to add more variety of exercises to your workout routine(other full body exercises like mountain climbers, inchworm, frog crunches and goblet squat). If you are keen on push-ups, then try variations of push-ups instead of repeating the same exercise every day. Plank push-ups, diamond exercise, pike push-ups and incline push-ups .



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