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    As a girl i have a hard time doing push ups... I can do a few but i dont go as deep as id like to, i know my arms are weak but i want stronger arms and do the Best push ups possible. Any tips on how to improve arm strenght and do deeper push ups? My goal is to touch with my chin on the gound and im soooo far from doing it atm... Any help is welcome

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    Negative reps. Start at the top and lower yourself slowly.
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    I also found that when I was learning to push ups years ago working on getting one done properly and then building up will benefit you in the long run
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    (Original post by JoanaRCK)
    As a girl i have a hard time doing push ups... I can do a few but i dont go as deep as id like to, i know my arms are weak but i want stronger arms and do the Best push ups possible. Any tips on how to improve arm strenght and do deeper push ups? My goal is to touch with my chin on the gound and im soooo far from doing it atm... Any help is welcome

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    I'm in the same position as you at the moment, getting towards doing a push up but I have spindly little arms so it feels impossible This is what I've been told by some of the trainers at my gym:

    - It's important to get the full range of movement, so start by doing them against a wall and then on to a box, then a lower box, etc. as you get stronger, until you're on the floor.

    - Chest presses will help

    - On the floor: Hold yourself in a press up position, and then lower yourself slowly down.

    - Like above, lower slowly down until you're just at the point where you can barely hold yourself up. Hold yourself there for a few seconds.

    If you can, get someone to help you with your form to make sure you're doing them right.

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    Thank you all for the tips
    I will definitely try them in my next workouts and see what works best for me! :top:
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    PEDs.
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    (Original post by NathanDYEL)
    PEDs.
    PEDs?? Sorry for my ignorance but what is that?

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    (Original post by JoanaRCK)
    PEDs?? Sorry for my ignorance but what is that?

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    It was a joke. It stands for performance enhancing drugs, aka steroids and other substances.
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    (Original post by Squats and milk)
    It was a joke. It stands for performance enhancing drugs, aka steroids and other substances.
    I meant Creatine .......
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    IMO you should start with the press ups on your knees and keep doing those until you can do 25-30 in a row with good form and then move onto full press ups


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    Its all about form, have a straight back, drink plenty of water, and do it in sets like 10 in sets of 5 with a 30 second break in between
 
 
 
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