The incline push up is an upper body exercise and progression of the pushup that targets the chest, shoulders, and triceps.

Incline Press Up Start Position

Incline Press Up Start Position, hands shoulder width and a half apart, abs pulled in tight

Incline Press Up End Position

Incline Press Up End Position, bend and extend from the elbows, always ensure abs are engaged

Technique:

  1. Stand facing bench or sturdy elevated platform in this case a door step. Place hands shoulder width and a half apart on the bench/platform/step.
  2. Position forefoot back from bench or platform with arms and body straight. Arms should be perpendicular to body. Keeping body straight, lower chest to edge of box or platform by bending arms.

Variations:

  • If your working up to the incline press up you can do the 3/4 incline press up below.

Option: See the Prefect Press Up when you’re ready.

Three Quarter Incline Press Up Start Position

Three Quarter Incline Press Up Start Position

Three Quarter Incline Press Up End Position

Three Quarter Incline Press Up End Position