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Bodyweight Exercise: Push Up (Knee Touch)

Bodyweight Exercise: Push Up (Knee Touch)

July 27, 2014
Updated May 16, 2016
Category: Fitness

Summary

This variation of the push up is a great way to incorporate more of the core into the exercise. This is not only slightly more challenging, but puts your body through a greater range of motion.

Exercise Steps

Step 1: Position yourself on the ground so that your hands are directly under you shoulders and your body stays in a straight line.

Step 2: Look slightly ahead of you and lower your body, maintaining a straight line.

Step 3: Upon rising, reach down with your left hand while simultaneously bringing your right knee up and forward. Repeat the lowering portion and then touch with your other hand and opposite leg.

Tips and Safety: Maintain core tension throughout the entire exercise so as not to let the hips drop.

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