Redefining Girl Pushups

A little inspiration for all you pushup challengers:

(via Conditioning Research)


I can't seem to do pushups without my elbows popping in a scary way (the noise would be bad enough, but it also kinda hurts the joints).  Any idea what's going on there?  Trainers up to this point haven't been very helpful.

zuzupetals's picture

zuzu, i've had the same thing, but my joints in general tend to pop a lot.

In my personal experience, experimenting with arm placement helped. unfortunately for me, the hands farther back causes the least popping. unfortunate cause its the hardest.

sandyliz's picture

I also have loud-popping joints!  The strange thing is that sometimes when I do push-ups, they don't pop, and sometimes they do.  All my joints started being loud rather suddenly during a seemingly-unrelated illness, and have never stopped. I agree that hands farther back seemed to help. 

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