Caterpillar Walk & Push-Up
How to: Caterpillar Walk & Push-Up
Primary Muscles Used:Chest, Abs, Pecs, Transverse Abdominis, Triceps
- Plant both feet on the floor shoulder-width apart. Looking straight ahead, bend at both the hips and knees, and place your hands on the floor directly in front of your feet. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Without moving your feet, walk your hands forward until your body is in one straight line from your head to your heels, resting on the balls of your feet. This is called push-up position.
- Bend your elbows and lower your torso towards the floor until your arms form two 90-degree angles, ensuring that you maintain a straight back and stabilise through your abdominals.
- Exhale. Push through your chest and extend your arms to return to push-up position.
- Jump both of your feet forwards in between your hands, ensuring that your feet remain shoulder-width apart, to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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