Upper body strength is important no matter what athletic activity you take on. Without it, you could be hurting your potential to grow in performance and even increase injuries.
Outside Online shared a great article on why you should stop doing standard push ups:
Sure, you could do the classic military-style move. But you’ll get a more bomb-proof physique faster by performing more effective variations. In fact, the following five alternatives—courtesy of Marco Sanchez, the assistant strength and conditioning coach of the San Jose Sharks—will not only help you build strength in areas where it counts out in the field, they’ll also improve your mobility. The result: You’ll perform better, no matter your sport.
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