Shoulder Tap

Shoulder Tap


This exercise involves starting in a plank position and tapping one hand to the opposite shoulder, then alternating sides. It helps to improve core stability and shoulder strength.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Shoulder Tap Instructions

  1. Start in a high plank position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your feet hip-width apart.
  2. Engage your core and keep your hips level.
  3. Lift your right hand off the ground and tap your left shoulder.
  4. Return your right hand to the ground and repeat with your left hand tapping your right shoulder.
  5. Continue alternating shoulder taps for the desired number of repetitions or time.

Shoulder Tap Form & Visual

Shoulder Tap

Shoulder Tap Benefits

  • Improves core stability and balance
  • Strengthens the shoulders, arms, and upper back
  • Engages the abdominal muscles for a full-body workout
  • Increases shoulder mobility and flexibility
  • Can be done anywhere without equipment

Shoulder Tap Muscles Worked

  • Shoulder muscles (deltoids)
  • Core muscles (abdominals and obliques)
  • Arm muscles (triceps and biceps)

Shoulder Tap Variations & Alternatives

  • Plank Shoulder Tap
  • Push-up Shoulder Tap
  • Mountain Climber Shoulder Tap
  • Bear Crawl Shoulder Tap
  • Renegade Row Shoulder Tap