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How to Do a Scorpion Push Up

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: Muscles Worked This push-up variation exercises your core muscles, including the internal and external obliques and the transverse abdominal muscles.? Getting Started This exercise uses the same positioning as a standard push-up but incorporates a yoga element into the movement.? Begin by placing both hands on the ground about shoulder-width apart. Position your feet straight out behind your hands, resting only your toes on the ground.?Keep your back and legs aligned in a straight form.? Perform the Exercise Now that you're in a standard push-up position, you can begin doing scorpion push-ups. * Lower your body to the ground by bending your elbows and dropping your weight.? * As you move towards the ground, bring up your right foot and cross it over the left leg in the direction of the left shoulder.? * Touch the right foot down on the ground next to the left leg.? * Try to keep your chest and arms rigid during this movement. * Press your body back up by straightening your elbows and return your leg to the starting position on the ground.? * Repeat the movement using the opposite foot.? Disclaimer:? There is no "one size fits all" approach to exercise, diet or weight loss. Please be aware that not all exercises are for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Mahalo's experts offer advice that is in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Read more by visiting our page at:
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