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Old 08-25-2006, 12:57 PM   #1
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How far from the ground should the rings be when doing a ring push-up?
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Old 08-25-2006, 01:20 PM   #2
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change it depending on what you want to do. you can also change the relative elevation of your feet.
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Old 08-25-2006, 01:21 PM   #3
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If your feet are not elevated then as close to the ground as you can get them without scraping your hands.

It would be best if you could elevate your feet so they are at least level with your hands.
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Old 08-25-2006, 03:28 PM   #4
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My kids think the low rings in the garage are for swinging (one leg in each ring like a seat), so 6-12 inches is ideal.
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Old 08-30-2006, 07:32 AM   #5
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thanks for the info. It seem that every hands and feet should be on the same level, as much as possible.
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Old 08-30-2006, 10:30 AM   #6
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Bobby,

If you elevate the rings, you transfer more weight to your lower body, making the exercise easier (well, if you intent is to work your chest/shoulder girdle).

If you elevate your feet, you transfer more weight to your upper body, making the exercise harder.

Switch it up from time to time (feet inclined, chest inclined, feet approximately even with chest). Or for even more spice, increase or decrease the distance between the rings.

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