Single Leg Walk-Out w/ Push-Up

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The single leg walk-out into a push-up is an intermediate compound exercise. This exercise targets the entire body and can be used as a great dynamic warm-up exercise or addition to any full body program.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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.

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Chest

Strengthening the chest muscles will help you push things easily and effortlessly. The muscles in your chest help stabilize your shoulder joint, which reduces your vulnerability shoulder joint injuries. Working your chest muscles also has an aesthetic factor (body contouring).

Exercise Instructions


single leg walk-out w/ push-up - step 1

Step 1

Stand tall on one leg with your arms relaxed at your side.

single leg walk-out w/ push-up - step 2

Step 2

Bend your knee and place your hands on the floor. Walk your body out into a push-up position and perform a single push-up.

single leg walk-out w/ push-up - step 3

Step 3

Walk yourself back to the starting position, stand back up tall and repeat.