Tire Flip

Tire Flip


This exercise involves flipping a heavy tire over repeatedly, which targets the muscles in the legs, back, and arms. It is a popular functional training exercise that improves overall strength and conditioning.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Tire Flip Instructions

  1. Stand in front of the tire with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  2. Squat down and grab the bottom of the tire with both hands.
  3. Engage your core and lift the tire up, using your legs and hips to drive the movement.
  4. Flip the tire over by pushing it away from you with your hands.
  5. Step back and repeat for the desired number of reps.

Tire Flip Form & Visual

Tire Flip

Tire Flip Benefits

  • Full body workout: The tire flip engages multiple muscle groups including the legs, back, shoulders, and arms, making it a great full body exercise.
  • Cardiovascular endurance: The tire flip is a high-intensity exercise that can get your heart rate up and improve your cardiovascular endurance.
  • Functional strength: The movement of flipping a tire mimics real-life activities such as lifting heavy objects or pushing a car, making it a functional strength exercise.
  • Variety: The tire flip is a unique exercise that can add variety to your workout routine and keep things interesting.
  • Team building: The tire flip can be done with a partner or in a group, making it a great team building exercise.

Tire Flip Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Core
  • Back
  • Shoulders
  • Forearms

Tire Flip Variations & Alternatives

  • Single Arm Tire Flip
  • Partner Tire Flip
  • Alternating Tire Flip
  • Jumping Tire Flip
  • Reverse Tire Flip