Walk-Out Push-Up

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The walk-out push-up is a beginner compound exercise. This is a great dynamic warm-up exercise that targets the hamstrings, core and upper body and is suitable for any fitness level.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Hamstrings

The hamstrings play a crucial role in many daily activities, such as, running, jumping, walking and cycling. Strengthening your hamstring muscles help to protect your knees from injury by absorbing the stress placed on the knee. Weak hamstrings can lead to knee injury.

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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


walk-out push-up - step 1

Step 1

Stand tall with your shoulders pulled back and your arms relaxed at your side.

walk-out push-up - step 2

Step 2

Bend at your hip and lower your body down to the floor. Walk-out into a push-up position and perform a single push-up.

walk-out push-up - step 3

Step 3

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