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Explosive Tricep Push Up

  • Advanced
  • Body weight
  • Full Body

Setup instructions

1) Start in the low plank position - go on all fours and extend your legs back behind you. Come onto your forearms and dip your hips towards the floor. Your toes, hips and forearms should have firm contact with the floor.

Perform instructions

1) Push into your toes and forearms and jump up with force.

2) When airborne, extend your arms out in front of you - you should end up in a plank.

3) Lower yourself back to the starting position.

4) Repeat.

Health benefits

Strength · Muscular Endurance

Skills

Power · Reaction Time

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