works the chest, shoulder, triceps and wrist/ forearm area. Like
the dip, a great exercise for beginners (getting up after catching
a toeside edge) but equally important for injury prevention at all
levels. A strong shoulder complex can be the difference between
a sore shoulder and a dislocation. For advanced try the balance
board version. A lot tougher.
on floor, then extend legs out. Place hands slightly
more than shoulder width apart on balance board.
chest to board.
body back up.
hands on floor instead of balance board. Or instead of
full push-ups do half.