Half-Turkish Getup

This exercise is a multi-joint move that increases total body stability and strength while specifically targeting the hips, shoulders, and triceps.


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    Sit upright on the floor with your left leg straight and your right leg bent with your foot flat on the floor. Hold the weight in your right hand with right elbow resting on right thigh. Place left hand on the floor just behind your left hip.
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    Lift hips off the ground and press the weight toward the ceiling. Form a straight line from one hand to the other and from your shoulders to your left foot. Brace core. Return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Make sure you bring squeeze your glutes at the top of the movement.
  • Make sure you press the dumbbell to complete lockout and the arms form a straight line at the top of the movement.