Push It Up

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The benefits of doing push ups are significant. This simple exercise is important to do on a daily basis, regardless of your age. Muscle groups used include:

  • Chest muscles, or pectorals
  • Shoulders, or deltoids
  • Back of your arms, or triceps
  • Abdominals
  • The “wing” muscles directly under your armpit, called the serratus anterior

The pushup is a standard exercise in athletes’ programming. It should be in yours, too.


  • Standard
  • Modified
  • Wide
  • Narrow
  • Decline

For the Older Adult

Regular physical activity is an essential part to healthy aging because it helps prevent many health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease. Regular exercise also helps to keep muscles strong and joints healthy so one cn keep doing their day-to-day activities and remain independent.

The TrueStar Advisors 5 COWS - Physical

Do this on a daily basis:

  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility Training
  • Cardio Training
  • Natural Nutrition
  • Natural Hydration
  • Everything in Moderation

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The Five COWS - Components of Wealth

In the order of importance:

  1. Physical
  2. Emotional
  3. Intellectual
  4. Relationship
  5. Financial