Modified Push Up to Forearms
This exercise involves starting in a push-up position and then lowering down onto your forearms one arm at a time. You then push back up onto your hands one arm at a time to return to the starting position. This exercise targets the chest, triceps, and core muscles.
Modified Push Up to Forearms Instructions
- Start in a high plank position with your hands directly under your shoulders and your feet hip-width apart.
- Lower your body down to the ground, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
- Once you are on the ground, place your forearms on the ground, keeping your elbows bent at a 90-degree angle.
- Push yourself back up to the high plank position, using your forearms to lift yourself up.
- Repeat for the desired number of reps.
Modified Push Up to Forearms Form & Visual
Modified Push Up to Forearms Benefits
- Strengthens the chest, shoulders, triceps, and core muscles
- Improves stability and balance
- Targets the muscles in the upper back and neck, helping to improve posture
- Can be modified to accommodate different fitness levels and abilities
- Requires no equipment and can be done anywhere
Modified Push Up to Forearms Muscles Worked
- Chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor)
- Shoulder muscles (anterior deltoids)
- Triceps brachii
- Core muscles (rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis, and obliques)