In this tutorial, we learn how to build your upper body with standard push-ups. Start off on the ground with your hands down directly underneath your shoulders and your feet drawn back without the knees bending. Keep this position for several seconds if you are new to working out and then bend down if you feel you can do controlled push ups. Push up and down slowly, because this won't use momentum to lift you back up. Make sure your body doesn't touch the ground, this can hurt your hands if you fall too hard. Do these as often as possible to help strengthen your upper body.