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This exercise helps strengthen your arms, shoulders, and chest.

  1. Stand about an arm’s length away from the wall with your feet hip-width apart.
  2. Place your hands on the wall at shoulder height and width, fingers pointing up.
  3. Slowly bend your elbows and lean toward the wall until your nose is almost touching it. Keep your back straight and your elbows at a slight angle.
  4. Slowly push back to the starting position.
  5. Repeat 10 times for a set.

Source: Growing Stronger Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

wall push ups
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