The Push-Up to Plank (Kneeling) Exercise is a great way to build strength and stability in your core, shoulders and arms.
The Push-Up to Plank (Kneeling) Exercise forms part of the Golf Strength and Endurance series of innovative and dynamic exercises that are designed to efficiently increase your stabilising strength – supporting proper body alignment, movement patterns, and energy transfer within the golf swing, and helping to prevent injuries.
Figure 1. Push-Up to Plank (Kneeling) Exercise Video.
- Start in a modified push-up position, with your hands directly beneath your shoulders and your knees on the ground.
- Keeping your trunk as stable as you can, lower yourself onto your forearms, one arm at a time.
- Return to the starting position by pushing up one arm at a time.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Try to keep your torso as stable as possible throughout the movement, avoiding any lateral hip movement.
Keep your back straight, your head in line with your torso, and your abdominal muscles engaged to stabilise your spine.
You should feel it working your shoulders, chest and abs.
For more of a challenge, try the Push-Up to Plank Exercise.
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