Push-ups work the muscles of the stomach, arms and chest, notes the Huffington Post, such as the pectoralis, the deltoid, the triceps brachii, the serratus anterior, the coracobrachialis and the abdominal muscles. There ... More »

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The standard military style push up works the entire chest area, the shoulders and the tricep muscles, according to BodyBuilding.com. This is a regular flat body push up with hands on the floor, shoulder width apart. Sta... More »

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An individual can improve on standard push-ups by using proper form, increasing resistance and training consistently. Varying the workout, and allowing time for muscles to rest and recover also help. More »

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Doing a push-up will work out the muscles found in the arms, chest, shoulders, back and neck including the triceps, biceps, pectoralis, deltoids, serratus anterior, the abdominal muscles and the coracobrachialis. The pus... More »

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Push ups strengthen muscles in the chest, arms, shoulders, back, neck, and abdomen. In addition, push ups provide stability to the torso and promote muscle endurance, good posture and overall fitness. More »

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The muscles that are built up during push-ups are the muscles in the core, chest, shoulders and back. The muscles of the arms also benefit from this exercise, which requires no equipment whatsoever. More »

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The muscles that attach to the coracoid process are the pectoralis minor, the coracobrachialis and the biceps brachii. The coracoid process is part of the shoulder blade, or scapula. It gets its name from its resemblance... More »