If You Don’t Feel Your Chest During Push Ups – Avoid These 5 Mistakes

Don't Feel Chest During Push Ups

It’s probably the most common complaint about push ups, namely that you don’t feel your chest working whiile performing them. The push up is primarily a chest exercise, so surely you should feel your chest whenever performing them. Admittedly, the push up also works the shoulders and the arms. And as the anterior deltoids and … Read more

What Would Happen If I Just Did Push Ups, Pull Ups and Squats? (Revealed)

Just Doing Push Ups Pull Ups and Squats

Push ups, pull ups, and squats are probably the most basic bodyweight exercises. However, performing all three exercises regularly can certainly make a difference to your physique. That said, what would happen if you just performed these 3 bodyweight exercises and nothing else? Let’s find out. Just Doing Push Ups, Pull Ups & Squats If … Read more

Why Can’t I Do Push Ups After a Chest Workout? (Explained!)

Can’t Do Push Ups After Chest Workout

Anyone else who can’t do push ups after a chest workout? We’ve all been there, you’ve absolutely nailed your chest workout. You’ve benched a PR, hit some dips and dumbbell presses, as well as a few sets of cable flyes. You then decide it would be a great idea to perform push ups as a … Read more

What Should My Push Up to Pull Up Ratio Be? (Explained!)

Push Up to Pull Up Ratio

I personally love push ups and pull ups, and typically peform both exercises multiple times on a weekly basis. However, I’m not sure about you, but I often find myself comparing the movements to each other, i.e. how many pull ups should I be able to do compared to push ups? Is there a specific … Read more

Why is Bench Press Harder Than Push Ups? (4 Factors to Consider)

Why is Bench Press Harder Than Push Ups

Have you ever wondered, “Why is Bench Press Harder Than Push Ups?” You typically look at both movements as like-for-like exercises. By this I mean that you typically work your chest, shoulders, and triceps with both bench press and push ups. However, you’ve probably noticed that your push up game is strong, whereas you never … Read more

How Do I Stop My Elbows From Flaring Out When I Do Push Ups? (4 Factors to Consider)

How Do I Stop My Elbows From Flaring Out When I Do Push Ups

I see this asked time-and-time again, “How Do I Stop My Elbows From Flaring Out When I Do Push Ups?” Regardless of what a great exercise push ups are, they will always produce better results when you adhere to strict form. However, something that many of us struggle with is correct elbow position. And this … Read more

Are Push Ups to Blame For Your Rounded Shoulders? Here’s 5 Things You Need to Know

Do Push Ups Cause Rounded Shoulders

If you’re someone who regularly pumps out hundreds of push ups I’m sure you’ve seen some pretty positive changes to your physique. However, you may also have noticed that your shoulders have become more rounded. In fact, your posture isn’t great and you spend a lot of time slouched forward at the shoulders. So, are … Read more

Why Does My Back Crack When I Do Push Ups? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Does My Back Crack When I Do Push Ups

Ever wondered, “Why Does My Back Crack When I Do Push Ups?” It’s a weird sensation, but more often than not it doesn’t cause you any pain or discomfort. With that being said, back cracking during push ups (or any exercise for that matter) doesn’t exactly feel normal. And I’m sure this may even concern … Read more