What muscle tissue do press ups function?

What muscles do force ups do the job? The basic energy-coaching physical exercise recruits lots of diverse muscle tissues for movement and stabilization, but it mostly targets your upper body, shoulders and upper arms. 

“The muscles that present the greater part of movement through a force-up are the pectoralis major (the major of the upper body muscle tissues),” says physiotherapist Matt Bushell of KC Well being Services (opens in new tab). “Secondary muscle tissues that aid the movement are the anterior deltoid (entrance of the shoulder) and the triceps (back of your upper arm).