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Push Up (Side to Side)

  • Intermediate
  • Body weight
  • Chest

Setup instructions

1) Get in the plank position - start on all fours and extend your legs back behind you. Place your hands directly under your shoulders, extend the arms with a slight bend. Keep the core tight, back flat, head neutral and tuck the hips in.

Perform instructions

1) Step out with your left and right arm. As you do this, slowly lower your chest to the ground - make sure your elbows are behind your shoulders.

2) Pause at the bottom, then 'push up' (think as if you're pushing the ground away) and bring your left arm and leg in. You should end up in a plank.

3) Follow this pattern and repeat.

Health benefits

Strength · Muscular Endurance

Skills

Coordination · Balance

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