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I’ve been doing diamond push-ups every day for a week – here’s what happened to my body

As if regular push-ups weren’t hard enough to master (go to any gym and see tons of people doing them incorrectly – arching back, flaring elbows, etc.), someone decided the diamond push-up was an idea. Brilliant: Now here’s the difference Is that true Targets the triceps.

The name comes from the shape you create on the ground with your thumb and index fingers to perform the motion. It’s also known as the triangle pushup (which is a bit confusing, unless you form a triangle shape with your hands) and triceps, which tells you everything you need to know about the purpose of the exercise – the positioning of the hands is designed to overload the upper arm muscles.

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