Reverse-grip hands-elevated push-up

The reverse-grip hands-elevated push-up is a bodyweight exercise performed on a Smith machine or other elevated surface. It targets the chest, triceps, and shoulders. It can work as a regression of floor reverse-grip push-ups, or in a progressive mechanical dropset moving the bar up once you reach failure at a lower height.


  1. The reverse grip targets the upper chest and triceps
  2. Height can be adjusted to match ability level or desired rep range
  3. Works well with burnouts or mechanical dropsets
  4. Can add a weight vest for extra difficulty

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