How To Do A Pike Push-Up

The Pike Push-Up Is A Bodyweight Strength Training Exercise That Works Core, Biceps and Shoulders


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  • Step onto mat. Place hands shoulder width, and feet hip width.
  • Lift tailbone and place your body in an inverted V pike position.
  • Knees straight but not locked.
  • Head positioned between arms.
  • Bend elbows and slowly lower until forehead touches mat.
  • Slowly push up to starting pike position.
  • Maintain spinal stability and control throughout exercise.
  • Keep your breath steady and avoid straining.

ERRORS: Lifting shoulders toward ears. Looking up. Straining.

MODIFICATIONS: If you begin to lose control of the exercise, move only part of the way down.

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