Push-ups are everywhere — high school gym classes, the military, gym, studios and dojos or even used as a form of punishment. With good reason: Push-ups are tough. While people at gyms spend lots of time on benches and other fancy equipment, push-ups may be an even more effective way to get you stronger, faster.
But they’re far more versatile than people think. Push-up variations can strengthen your abs, back, legs — pretty much every muscle in your body, really. Here are 23 additional versions of the push-up (along with how to perfect the standard one) you aren’t doing but should be. Add them to your workout and you’ll see (and feel) powerful results.