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Pushup to T and ReachLevel: Advanced

Personal Trainer Rich Thurman from San Francisco demonstrates an Advanced level Pushup to T and Reach.

Instructions: Start with hands directly under the shoulders like the Strict Pushup

-Engage the core and keep a completely flat position of the back in a plank position.

-Slowly descend bending the elbows.

-Push back upwards into a planked position and lift the left or right arm off the floor/ground opening towards the sky. Keep the core engaged the entire time.

Advanced Level 1: You may return to do another pushup and open to the other side.

Advanced Level 2: You can immediately take the arm that is free down and under the body, reaching through to the other side before conducting another pushup.

Note: It is important that an beginner or intermediate athlete prep by simply doing activities that simply require lifting the arms from the ground first. Also doing exercises like the Plank and Side Plank will help strengthen the necessary muscles for this exercise.

Benefits: The Push Up to T and Reach is great for Core, Shoulder and Hip Stability.

Muscles worked: Shoulders, Abs, Core, Chest, Arms, Back.

 

Interested in working out with Rich in San Francisco. Check out his programs at Xodus Fitness.

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Admin Welcome to The Fitness Library. The Fitness Library began as a resource for our personal training and bootcamp clients at Xodus Fitness, but it quickly spread globally, reaching all of you worldwide. We are happy to share our fitness tips, fat loss strategies, training and exercise advice, nutrition ideas and recipes with all of you. The goal of this site is to bring new ideas into your life, motivate you and inspire you to reach new health and fitness goals. Exercise and proper nutrition are the keys to your health and fitness success. Balance is the key and with a little bit of support you can reach those goals in no time. Enjoy the site and feel free to leave your comments, thoughts and ideas. Interested in becoming a contributor. Email us at admin@thefitnesslibrary.com