Most importantly, push-ups are a killer way to shred those serratus anterior muscles. While push-ups may feel like second nature for some people, we can all use a brush-up on our form. Without proper push-up form, your muscular gains may be diminished.
How do you activate serratus anterior?
How do you strengthen the serratus muscle?
Do push-ups work the serratus anterior?
Now, the classic version of the pushup works your serratus anterior. But adding the “plus”–pushing your upper back toward the ceiling at the end of the movement–makes it even more effective.