Decline push-ups can be used to develop the upper pectorals, anterior deltoids and triceps muscles. Watch the video below to learn how to progress decline push-ups from a beginners into an advanced move.

Main Muscles: Upper pectorals, anterior deltoids, triceps

Key Points:

  • Keep your back straight and core tight
  • Your hands should be flat on the floor and just outside of your nipple line
  • Elevate your feet, or thighs onto a chair, or box, so that you are facing down in a declined position
  • Lower your chest to the floor and squeeze your pecs when driving yourself upwards
  • Lock your elbows at the top