The One Arm One Leg Pushup

Part II: 11 Tips for Achieving the One-Arm One-Leg Push-Up

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