This Half Pushup Will Strengthen Your Whole Body — Especially Your Triceps

This Half Pushup Will Strengthen Your Whole Body — Especially Your Triceps

This article originally appeared in MindBodyGreen.

We're all about full-body moves here at mbg. And if you're looking for one that offers particular emphasis on the triceps, look no further than a half pushup hover. It'll fire up your legs, core, and arms—especially those tris—and it couldn't be more straightforward. Here's how to do it, as demonstrated by Pilates instructor Helen Phalen.

How to do a half pushup hover:

  1. Get into a plank position, with your wrists directly under your shoulders. Engage your core.
  2. Bend your elbows, and slowly lower until your body is halfway toward the floor.
  3. Hold for a few breaths, then lower all the way to the ground.

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