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Building Blocks: The Pushup Progression Day 4

Posted by Nick Folker on Aug 6, 2015 10:30:00 AM

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Day 4: The Tempo Pushup (3/0/1)

Welcome to day 4 of the Building Blocks progression powered by BridgeAthletic. Here's the fourth exercise of the progression. Today's exercise is a fun alteration of the pushup that tests even the best athletes. Make sure you and your athletes master the previous day before proceeding!

Exercise 4: Tempo Pushup (3/0/1)  


The tempo pushup adds time as a variable to increase difficulty through an increased focus on shoulder stability, triceps, and core.

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Be sure to check out the rest of the progression if you have more questions on how to master the pushup.

Day 1: Incline Pushup

Day 2: Kneeling Pushup

Day 3: Pushup

Day 5: Kneeling Spiderman Pushup

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