The Best Variations for the Push-Up Challenge

man doing decline push-up for the push-up challenge
Ready for an even tougher challenge? Try a decline push-up. (Image: Chloe Millar/LIVESTRONG.COM)

It’s the second week of the LIVESTRONG.COM Push-Up Challenge, and things are heating up! Last week you did 60 total push-ups, but this week you’ll be knocking out about 100 more than last week (a grand total of 161 push-ups, to be exact).

With all those reps to complete, you’re bound to get a little bored (or sore or both). So here are the best modifications and variations for every fitness level — beginner, intermediate and advanced. If you think we missed any of your favorites, be sure to tell us in our Challenge Facebook Group.

Beginner Push-Up Variations

Intermediate Push-Up Variations

Advanced Push-Up Variations

How to Join the Push-Up Challenge


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