Reverse Push-up

Reverse Push Up


This exercise involves lying on your back with your hands by your sides, then lifting your hips off the ground to create a bridge position. From there, you lower your hips back down to the ground and repeat the movement for several repetitions. This exercise targets the glutes, hamstrings, and lower back muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Reverse Push-up Instructions

  1. Start by lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground.
  2. Place your hands on the ground beside your head, with your fingers pointing towards your shoulders.
  3. Press into your hands and lift your hips off the ground, coming into a reverse tabletop position.
  4. Lower your hips back down to the ground and repeat for desired number of reps.

Reverse Push-up Form & Visual

Reverse Push Up

Reverse Push-up Benefits

  • Strengthens the triceps, shoulders, and chest muscles
  • Improves posture and upper body stability
  • Increases flexibility in the shoulders and upper back
  • Engages the core muscles for added stability and balance
  • Can be done anywhere without any equipment

Reverse Push-up Muscles Worked

  • Triceps
  • Deltoids
  • Pectoralis major
  • Rhomboids
  • Trapezius
  • Erector spinae

Reverse Push-up Variations & Alternatives

  • Single-leg reverse push-up
  • Decline reverse push-up
  • Weighted reverse push-up
  • Assisted reverse push-up
  • One-arm reverse push-up