If you had heard about Hindu Pushups, then this article might not be any great help. Hindu Pushup is nothing but an exercise that many people perform daily. It is part of the daily routine of Indian wrestlers and they call it ‘dand’ and is a variation of Surya Namaskar. The exercise got the name Hindu Pushups because the British found it as another variation of pushup. The British used the term ‘Hindu’ to denote anything that was associated with Hindus in India and had nothing to do with Muslims. Most the Indian wrestlers during the British period were Hindus. The exercise is performed to develop the upper part of the body and you might be already practicing it without knowing that it is called Hindu Pushup. You can find an animated version of the pushup here.