Just as free weights allow you to adjust the load on the bar, the push-up also allows you to adjust the load through the manipulation of leverage. Conquer your push-up plateau with this 4-week program utilizing multiple leverages.
In Part One I explained that just like Nigel Tufnel’s amp that goes to eleven, more pushups aren’t always better. Sometimes, less is more and building up to the one-arm one-leg push-up (OAOLPU) is an excellent alternative to simply adding reps onto your push-up routine. It’s worthy challenge that will keep most people busy for a long time.
When people first attempt the one-arm one-leg push-up they either struggle to balance in the starting position or when they descend to the first sticking point they lose it and hit the pavement like a bag of wet cement. Achieving your first legit rep is a lot more involved than simply doing pushups and lifting an arm and a leg.
Eleven Tips For Conquering The One-Arm One-Leg Push-Up (This list goes to eleven) Continue reading
When it comes to push-ups more reps doesn’t necessarily equal more strength. The one-arm one-leg push-up is the perfect way to increase the difficulty of each rep without adding bodyweight or the need for fancy equipment. Continue reading