Body Up

Body Up


This exercise involves lifting the body up from a prone position using the arms and core muscles. It is often used in strength training and can help improve upper body strength and stability.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Body Up Instructions

  1. Start by lying on your stomach with your hands placed on the ground next to your shoulders.
  2. Push up with your arms, lifting your upper body off the ground while keeping your hips and legs on the ground.
  3. Hold this position for a few seconds, then slowly lower your body back down to the starting position.
  4. Repeat for several repetitions, focusing on using your upper body strength to lift yourself up.

Body Up Form & Visual

Body Up

Body Up Benefits

  • Strengthens upper body muscles including chest, shoulders, and triceps
  • Improves core stability and balance
  • Increases overall body strength and endurance
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and abilities
  • Requires minimal equipment and can be done at home or in a gym

Body Up Muscles Worked

  • Chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor)
  • Shoulder muscles (deltoids)
  • Triceps
  • Core muscles (abdominals and lower back)

Body Up Variations & Alternatives

  • Body Up with Leg Extension
  • Body Up with Knee Tuck
  • Body Up with Oblique Twist
  • Body Up with Leg Scissors
  • Body Up with Bicycle Kicks