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Serratus Push-up

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muscles:Serratus AnteriorMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle
synergists:TrapeziusMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, HamstringsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (23)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

Starting Position

  • bring your body into the Plank:
  • thereto, lay the forearms on the ground parallel, additionally you can bring the hands together
  • the elbows are directly below the shoulders
  • stretch out the legs backwards, feet are hip width apart and on the toes
  • brace the body and hold it in a line from head to toe

Correct Execution

  • let the upper body sink down while you keep the position of your forearms
  • the shoulder blades move towards each other
  • then put pressure on the elbows and guide the upper body up above the plank position as much as possible
  • arch the back, so that the shoulder blades move away from each other and push the chest spine up as high as you can
  • the forearms, elbows and feet do not move
  • afterwards, let the chest sink down again and repeat several times

tip for the workout

  • impede this by putting a bosu below your forearms
  • or do it in the Push-up position