To make home program pushups to get results and growth of the pectoral muscles
How often and how many times to do push-ups?
How many times do you need to do push-ups?
Contrary to frequent tips, push-ups 15 times more efficiently - because in this case you are not working on muscle strength, and the more volume and endurance.
In addition, too many repetitions can burn muscle.
Remember that the maximum that you need muscles - 4 sets of 12 repetitions. You need not to increase the number of push-ups, and to work on technique and complexity of movement - to move on to the platform and push-ups on one hand.
What muscles are working with push-ups?
Depending on the type of push-ups ranging involved in the work of the muscles
For example, when performing a classic work includes primarily the chest muscles, the load falls on the triceps, and quite a bit of the press and back.
Changing the position of your hands, you can change the load on the various muscles, and loading or chest muscles (wide hand position) or triceps (narrow hand position). In addition, push-ups on the fingers or fists strengthen the wrist.