Diamond Push-Up

Calisthenics / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 14 reps
    average reps
  • 30 reps
    best reps
  • 34
    times logged
  • #182
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Diamond Push-Up Reps

  • 14 reps
    average reps
  • 30 reps
    best reps
  • 28
    times logged
  • #165
    popularity rank

Average Male Diamond Push-Up Reps

  • 13 reps
    average reps
  • 15 reps
    best reps
  • 4
    times logged
  • #336
    popularity rank

Average Female Diamond Push-Up Reps

How to do the Diamond Push-Up:

Muscles Worked

Abs secondary Triceps secondary Lower back secondary Shoulders secondary Chest primary Muscles diagram

Details

The diamond push-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, triceps, lower back, and shoulders ...more

The diamond push-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, triceps, lower back, and shoulders.

The only diamond push-up equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different diamond push-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of diamond push-up equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper diamond push-up form is easy with the step by step diamond push-up instructions, diamond push-up tips, and the instructional diamond push-up technique video on this page. The diamond push-up is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the diamond push-up video, learn how to do the diamond push-up, and then be sure and browse through the diamond push-up workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Keep elbows tucked into sides during the whole exercise.
  2. As always keep your body in straight line. Do not let your hips sag down.
  3. Breathe. Be sure to exhale when pushing up and inhaling on way down.

Variations

  1. Place feet on flat bench to perform a decline diamond push-up.
  2. Have a partner place a weight plate on your back. Perform exercise as usual.
  3. If possible use only one hand for an intense workout.

Other Names

  • Triangle Push-up

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Keep elbows tucked into sides during the whole exercise.
  2. As always keep your body in straight line. Do not let your hips sag down.
  3. Breathe. Be sure to exhale when pushing up and inhaling on way down.

Variations

  1. Place feet on flat bench to perform a decline diamond push-up.
  2. Have a partner place a weight plate on your back. Perform exercise as usual.
  3. If possible use only one hand for an intense workout.

Other Names

  • Triangle Push-up

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound