But if you want an athletic physique, that’s a mistake. How do I know? Because a few years ago I set out to learn the training secrets of the world’s best fighters for my book Ultimate Warrior Workouts.
Everywhere I looked, I found the planet’s toughest men training with push-ups to strengthen their entire upper body, arms included. And many were doing variations of the exercise that I’d never seen before.
Here are 8 of the best. Try to do 10 reps of each of the 8 push-ups in the above video in 5 minutes or less. It’ll make you believe in the power of the push-up.