08/17/2017: Inch Worms / Reverse Inch Worms

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Find an open space. Bend down and touch the ground keeping knees straight.
  2. Walk your hands out until you assume a push-up/plank position.
  3. Perform a push-up.
  4. Walk your feet to your hands as seen in video.
  5. Reverse this sequence and return to starting position.

TIPS:

  • Work over a predetermined set distance, or back and forth in one place as seen in video.
  • Maintain active shoulders (scapular protraction, hollow bodied position) during plank portion of this movement. Do not let your chest sink to the floor.
  • If you are unable to touch the ground, bend your knees slightly to complete the movement. Work on your hamstring mobility and neural tension and attempt again.

TARGETS:

Crawling, motor planning, shoulder stability, core stability.