âAs you get stronger, youâre going to go from a heavy band, to a medium, and then to a light,â she says. âAnd eventually, youâre going to be able to do it without the bands!â Though the progression wonât happen overnight, âone day, you are going to be able to go pushup band-free…donât give up,â she says.
If you’ve already mastered your standard pushup and are looking for a new challenge, try one of these six pushup variations to spice things up. On the flipside, donât be discouraged if the trick doesn’t work for you! As you’re building your strength, the beginner-friendly incline pushup may be a better option.