- Being lying with the front of your body on the mat. Exhale and lift your legs and upper body off the mat, pulling your elbows back squeezing your shoulder blades down and together. Keep your abs engaged to protect your lower back.
- Inhale and lower your legs to the mat, placing your palms by your shoulders.
- Exhale, pull your thighs off the floor, and engage your abs as you push your body up into a full plank.
- Inhale and lower your body slowly to the floor to complete one rep.
- Do 10 reps.
You really need to tighten up your abs to keep your torso stable before starting the push-up.