Wide push-up

The wide push-up is a variation of the push-up with the hands wider than shoulder-width apart. It targets upper-body muscle groups including the chest, shoulders, and triceps, but has more of a chest emphasis than narrower-grip push-up variations. If wide push-ups lead to pain in the front of your shoulder, opt for a narrower version.


  1. Greater chest stretch and emphasis than narrower push-up variations
  2. Strengthens the chest, triceps, upper back, and shoulders
  3. Can be more difficult than narrower push-ups, depending on depth

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