For those who find press ups difficult, dumbbells are the perfect variation to build both the muscle and strength required to perform a great press up. If you are able to drastically improve your upper body strength with dumbbells you will certainly be able to perform your first press up in no time. Check out this exercise list we curated so you can do just that and work towards your first press up.
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This resource was written by Sean Klein. Sean Richard Klein has thousands of hours of coaching experience and a BSc in Sports Science with Management from Loughborough University. He owns a gym in Bayonne France, CrossFit Essor, which runs group classes and a Personal training studio.