Alternating Slide Out

The alternating slide out is a bodyweight exercise that increases strength and stability throughout the core including the abdominals, lower back, and hips. The exercise also improves strength in the chest, shoulders, and triceps.


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    Start in pushup position with your body forming a straight line from your shoulders to your ankles.
  2. Alternating Slide Out
    While maintaining a tight torso, slide one arm out in front of you as far as possible. Return back to the pushup position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Do not allow your torso to rotate from side to side as you slide your arm forward.
  • Do not allow your hips to sag.
  • Squeeze your glutes to provide stability.