Exercise of the week!
Plank position on your forearms, feet hip width apart
Inhale and push yourself into a pushup position, using one palm at a time. Arms fully extended, shoulders over the palms. Exhale and return to starting position.
- Belly button towards the spine to avoid lordosis
- Control the move of your pelvis
- Legs are extended and engaged
2set x 8 reps starting from the right hand. Repeat on the other side
This exercise strengthens abdominals, shoulders, chest and triceps.
Sofia Papageorga, Yoga & Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, AthensTrainers® Associate