Caterpillar Walk & Burpee

Step 1

Plant both feet on the floor slightly further than shoulder width apart. Gently draw your pubic bone to your belly button (engage pelvic floor). This is your starting position.

Step 2

Looking straight ahead, bend at both the hips and knees, and place your hands on the floor directly in front of your feet. Inhale. Without moving your feet, walk both of your hands forwards. Continue walking your hands forwards until you are in push up position with both legs extended behind you, resting on the balls of your feet.

Step 3

Exhale. Jump both of your feet forwards in just behind your hands, ensuring that your feet remain shoulder-width apart. At the same time, push through your heels to extend your legs and propel yourself into the air. Extend your legs below you and your arms above your head.

Step 4

Inhale. Land in the starting position, ensuring that you maintain ‘soft’ knees to prevent injury. Bend at both the hips and knees to place your hands on the mat on either side of your feet, ensuring that your spine remains in a neutral position. Jump both of your feet backwards to return to the push-up position.

Step 5

Exhale. Without moving your feet, walk both of your hands back towards your feet. Stand up to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions or time.

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