The weighted ring pushup is an effective exercise for the chest, shoulders, and triceps. It can be performed with a variety of weight levels to ensure that you are getting the most out of the exercise. The weighted ring pushup is also a versatile exercise that can be performed in a number of different ways to target different muscle groups. The basic weighted ring pushup is performed by placing a weight on the top of your head. It can be done with a lightweight or a heavier weight depending on how much resistance you want to exert. The most common weighted ring pushup exercises are the front lever, the one arm push up, the one arm push up on rings, and the single-leg row. You can also perform a kettlebell weighted ring pushup by using a kettlebell in place of weights. You can also perform a version of the weighted ring pushup by using your body’s own weight. This exercise is called “the human flag” and is a great way to get an intense core workout while giving your chest a great workout.
- Only lower as far down as you can without your shoulders popping forward.
- Squeeze your shoulder blades together and downward at the bottom of the rep.
- Keep your abs tight and your ribs pulled down so that your lower back doesn’t arch.
- Finish by spreading your shoulder blades apart, with your shoulders pulled down away from your ears.