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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Pectoralis Major, Hamstrings, Quadriceps
Secondary Muscles: Abdominals, Triceps, Calves, Low Back
Body Area: Arms, Legs, Chest, Core
Modality Types: Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: No Equipment

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Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Start in a standing position.
  • With a slight bend in your knees, hinge at the hips until you are able to place your hands firmly on the floor.
  • Jump or walk your feet back until you are in a push-up position.
  • Lower you chest and complete a traditional push-up.
  • Maintaining a slight bend in your knee, jump or walk your feet back toward your hands.
  • Complete the repetition by reaching your hands toward the ceiling and hopping off the floor.


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