Chances are if you’ve trained hard for any period of time, you’ve done a push-up and experienced pain or discomfort in your wrists, elbows or shoulders. That’s not surprising since you’re asking some relatively small joints to support a lot of weight. Luckily, we’ve got a few variations to help ease the pain.
Check out this week’s Technique Tuesday for two simple push-up tweaks that can help make them more joint friendly. I use these with my baseball players, powerlifters and general fitness folks alike.