Primary: Chest, Shoulder, Arms, Abdominals (pectoralis, deltoideus, trizeps brachii, abdomini)
Secondary: Legs, Back (quadrizeps, erector spinae)

This variant of the push-up has a higher demand for greater arm and chest muscles. The exercise is performed in single-handle mode and only suitable for advanced. The wider your feet are placed, the more stability is generated.

The following figures illustrate the exercise Push-up, One Hand in Loop:

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Suspension Training Exercise For Hard Chest Workout

Starting Position

One hand grabs the handle of the VarioSling. The palm facing to the rear and both elbows are straight. Both hands are at equal distance from the body. Feet are hip width apart. The buttock is in line with the back. The core muscles are tense.

Final Position

The  upper  body  is  stretched  and  lowered. The palm is facing backward. Both elbows are bent  sharply.  The  feet  are  placed  hip  width apart.

Movement 1

The elbow joints are bent simultaneously. The elbow close to the VarioSling is flexed so far that the other elbow is flexed approximately 90 degrees.

Movement 2

By stretching both arms, the upper body is pushed back into the starting position.


The farther you place your hands next to your body, the more exhausting the exercise. In order tp simplify the exercise you can also put your knees on the floor.