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I am a 15 year old boy.

Height: 5 feet 6 inches.

Weight: 61kg.

I am unable to do push-ups properly. I can do up to 8 knee push-ups. However after that I can't keep my shoulders in their place and they come up.

I can't do even one complete push-up.

What can I do to do complete pushups? Please suggest some progressions. I have been doing knee push-ups for about 2 months now. Any help appreciated.

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You should keep doing knee pushups, but you should also start doing regular pushups at an incline.

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Find an angle where you can do 10-15 repetitions. If you can do more than that, find something lower. With time, you'll be coming down onto the ground, doing regular pushups!

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Lowering about 1/3 to 1/2 way done and HOLDING there will help you build the strength to do the full depth.

I lost ALL strength from illness - was in the same predicament and this is how I recovered.

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