We may watch the pros repping out muscle-ups and walking on their hands, but they got there the same way as everyone else: good old-fashioned work. Strength-building is essential to creating a sturdy foundation. To make bigger gains, try this upper body exercise from Samantha Briggs.

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These might look easy — they’re anything but. Having your feet elevated means more of your weight is going into your hands, requiring you to work harder. Dipping in between the bars also adds a layer of difficulty.

Give it a shot!

Want to work on your upper body strength even more? Check out this blog for 11 challenging push-up variations.

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