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Done in their traditional form on the floor, these explosive pushups are reserved only for the most advanced exercisers. This modified wall version makes them doable for nearly anyone, Holland says.
How to do it: Start facing the wall approximately 18 inches away; lean in and place hands on the wall at chest height, shoulder-width apart. Slowly lower your body in towards the wall by bending your arms, then quickly extend your arms and push yourself back, "catching air" as you push away (keep body straight throughout the move) and then "land" back on the wall with elbows bent. Repeat 10 to 12 times.
For a greater challenge, do 5 reps with both hands and then 5 each using only one arm and then the other.
No floor space? No problem! This total-body workout uses a single wall to challenge every part of your body
fit woman in workout gear leaning up against a wall
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