Rotate Push Up

Rotate Push Up


This exercise involves performing a push up while rotating your body to one side, lifting one arm off the ground and reaching towards the ceiling. Then, return to the starting position and repeat on the other side. This exercise targets the chest, shoulders, triceps, and core muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Rotate Push Up Instructions

  1. Start in a plank position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your feet hip-width apart.
  2. Lower your body down towards the ground, keeping your elbows close to your body.
  3. As you push back up, rotate your body to the left and extend your left arm up towards the ceiling.
  4. Lower your body back down to the ground and repeat, this time rotating to the right and extending your right arm up towards the ceiling.
  5. Continue alternating sides for the desired number of repetitions.

Rotate Push Up Form & Visual

rotate push up

Rotate Push Up Benefits

  • Targets multiple muscle groups including chest, shoulders, triceps, and core
  • Improves upper body strength and stability
  • Increases range of motion in shoulders and chest
  • Challenges balance and coordination
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Rotate Push Up Muscles Worked

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

Rotate Push Up Variations & Alternatives