Also known as a plyo push-up, the clapping push-up is a bodyweight exercise aimed at increasing upper-body power and strength. It targets the muscles of the chest, triceps, and shoulders, and can be trained in low reps for power and strength, or higher reps for conditioning.
Strengthens the chest, triceps, shoulders, and core
Targets the powerful fast-twitch muscle fibers
Carries over to increased speed and strength in pressing movements