By Dr. Mercola
Many people learn to loathe push-ups thanks to high-school gym class, but they are in fact one of the most effective and simplest exercises to build a strong upper body and midsection.
That is, provided you do them correctly.
An improperly performed push-up is a waste of your precious workout time, but by perfecting the technique, you can actually tweak the exercise to target different muscle groups, including not only your chest muscles but also your abs.
I’m wanting to find more fitness blogs than I already follow (which is like, 2) who post more things about gaining muscle rather than losing weight.
Start by working three or four of these moves into your regimen no more than three times a week to avoid overuse. In two weeks, try the entire routine at once. You won’t feel a burn as you do with crunches, so complete only 10 reps per set to prevent injury. Rest for one minute between sets. You’ll need a 3- to 10-pound weight.
It was great! I loved it. Each time I re-did it I felt sleepy laying on my bed, then energized at the end! I was kind of funny, haha. But I think I have it down pretty well. :)
I’m going to try that! Also try Yoga for Bed time. I found it after watching the AM one.