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Crab Walk

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muscles:DeltoidsMuscle, HamstringsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:TricepsMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle, ObliquesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Backpack, Weight Cuffs
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength, Cardio
Variations available (14)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • this exercise is underestimated, because it especially demands and strengthens your circulatory system
  • additionally it improves your stability and balance
  • you need a bit more space to do it

Starting Position

  • sit down on the floor
  • the legs are angled
  • the arms are next to your body
  • turn the hands outwards, so that the fingertips do not point to the feet
  • lift your pelvis now

Correct Execution

  • start walking on all fours
  • the pelvis stays up
  • the faster you walk, the more effective the workout
  • try to walk around for 45-75 seconds
  • do this repeatedly

tips for the workout

  1. you can put a filled backpack on your pelvis or belt on weight cuffs to increase the trainings resistance
  2. the more you lift the pelvis, the more you focus on the glutes and abs