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Plyo Push Up (Thigh Tap)

  • Advanced
  • Body weight
  • Chest

Setup instructions

1) Get in the plank position - start on all fours and extend your legs back behind you. Make your hands wider than shoulder-width apart and have a wide stance with the legs. Keep the core tight, tuck the hips in and aim for a straight line between your head, neck, back and legs.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly lower your chest to the ground - make sure your elbows are behind your shoulders. You should feel a stretch in the chest.

2) Now, push the ground away with enough force so you become airborne - feet and hands come off the floor.

3) Once airborne, tuck your knees in and tap them with your hands. Then quickly, move your arms and legs back. Brace yourself for the impact by keeping a slight bend in the elbows.

4) Keep the momentum and lower yourself into the start of the push up.

5) Repeat.

Health benefits

Cardiovascular Endurance · Muscular Endurance

Skills

Power · Reaction Time

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