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Cobra Push-Up

Stretching / Beginner
  • Lower Back
  • Groin
  • Abs
  • Hip Flexors
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How to do the Cobra Push-Up - Learn Proper Cobra Push-Up Form

  1. Step 1: Lay down on the floor with your chest and thighs flat to the ground.
  2. Step 2: Place your palms against the ground outside your shoulders.
  3. Step 3: Keep the lower half of your body against the ground but push your upper body up off the ground.
  4. Step 4: Hold for 5 seconds and then lower yourself back down to the ground.
  5. Step 5: This completes one repetition.

Cobra Push-Up Variations and Cobra Push-Up Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Push-Up
  2. Variation 2: Child's Pose
  3. Variation 3: Cat Stretch

Cobra Push-Up Tips

  1. Tip 1: Only push-up as far as you are comfortable.
  2. Tip 2: Look upwards as you hold the arched back position.
  3. Tip 3: Control your breathing.

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Cobra Push Up Muscles Worked

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Muscles front back Groin blue Abs blue Hipflexors blue Lowerback orange

Cobra Push Up Equipment


Cobra Push Up Training Details

The cobra push-up is a stretching exercise that primarily targets the lower back and to a lesser degree also targets the groin, abs, and hip flexors.

The only cobra push-up equipment that you really need is the following: . There are however many different cobra push-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of cobra push-up equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper cobra push-up form is easy with the step by step cobra push-up instructions, cobra push-up tips, and the instructional cobra push-up technique video on this page. The cobra push-up is a push exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the cobra push-up video, learn how to do the cobra push-up, and then be sure and browse through the cobra push-up workouts on our workout plans page!

Cobra Push Up Sports

Cobra Push Up Force Type: Push
Cobra Push Up Mechanics Type: Isolation
Cobra Push Up Other Names: cobra push-ups, cobra push ups

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