Exercise of The Week: Grasshopper Push Up

grasshopper-pushupThis is the final week before I release the challenge! Very exciting 🙂 So this week I thought it would be fun to take show a classic push up with a twist. And to answer your question…Yes you are going to hate me afterword! I found this lovely exercise from a muscle fitness website and though it was so neat! This exercise works various muscle groups such as you core and shoulders and again it is pretty easy to do.

So how do you begin? Start out in the push up position (if you are not familiar with a basic push up click here.). Your palms should be on the floor, arms extended, and your back straight. You should look like A. Now jump forward so that you are straddling your hands, you should make sure your bottom is pointing downward. You should look like B. Jump back to start position and perform a regular push up. That’s it, that’s one rep. Do 10 . Simple right? Nothing like adding a little jump into your exercises to give it new life!

Other Exercises:
Plank on an exercise ball
Dumbbell Chop
Dumbbell Swing
Jackknife sit-up
Bent Over Row
30 Day Fitness Challenges:
Ax Chop
Dumbbell swing
Jackknife sit ups
Russian Twist
Just Abs Challenge
Dumbbell squat thrust

About Eunice

I like to joke that I am "a well of useless information" but for once I can share that information with people that might want to listen. I love trying new things and now I have an audience to share it with...hopefully. I hope you enjoy what you read :)

Posted on June 22, 2016, in Exercise of the week, Fitness and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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