Huang Xu with an interesting handstand push-up variation. More like Handstand, shoulder stand push-up. Thanks to the reader who submitted this via the submit Blog Input Form.
Hardest Push Ups? I don’t know about that. Certainly looks hard on your wrists. More like a bodyweight triceps extension. Giuliano Stroe does Romanian Stick Push Ups (RSP, that’s their official name). Edit: Just tried it using some dumbbell handles (couldn’t find my custom made Romanian sticks) and it definitely feels as awkward as it looks.
Over at Westside Barbell they use a lot different bars. One example is the Bamboo Bar (aka Bandbell Bar) loaded with Kettlebells hanging from rubber bands. Great for stabilization and shoulder rehab. Try doing a couple of reps and finish it of with a static hold for time. They also do skull crushers, JM presses, over [...]
Marilou Dozois-Prévost was at Poliquin’s and did some Bottom Pause Front Squats. Notes: longer time under tension -> restrict the reps per set to 2-4 eccentric portion of the exercise 3 to 4 seconds concentric portion is done explosively for dips at 40X0 tempo do 8 sets for dips at 34X0 tempo do 5 to 6 sets 5 to [...]