Decline push up 

Exercise of the week!Starting position

Plank position, hands on the ground slightly wider than shoulder-width, feet  on a stable elevated surface (table, chair).


Inhale and lower your body down by bending your elbows until your face is a few inches from the floor. Exhale and return to starting position.


  • Belly button towards the spine
  • Palms support your weight
  • Lengthen your neck and avoid elevating your shoulders
  • Lower your body down in a controlled motion by bending your elbows and push your body up to return to starting position.
  • Keep your head aligned with your spine

3 set X 8 rep

An ideal exercise for chest, shoulders,  triceps and abdomen.

Sofia Papageorga, Yoga &  Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, AthensTrainers® Associate