Push Up Plank Burpees

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The push-up plank burpee is a beginner level compound exercise that is suitable for all fitness levels.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Shoulders

Shoulders

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

Picture of Quadriceps

Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Exercise Instructions


push up plank burpees - step 1

Step 1

Start in a standing postion with your feet shoulder width and you hands to your side.

push up plank burpees - step 2

Step 2

Place both hands on the floor in front of you and jump out into a push-up position.

push up plank burpees - step 3

Step 3

Jump back up towards your hands and stand back up to the starting position.