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Chest Exercises

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How to Do Tripod Pushups

Tripod pushups strengthen your chest, obliques, and even triceps. Follow these directions and photos carefully to ensure proper form for this chest exercise.

Step 1

Assume start position as shown.

Step 2

Place left toe on right heel.

Step 3

Lower upper body toward floor by bending at elbows.

Step 4

Return to start position by pushing off floor.

Step 5

Repeat with right toe on left heel.

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