Get into a high-plank position, keeping shoulders aligned with your wrists. Draw in the abs as you alternate bringing each knee towards the opposite elbow as if running in a prone position.
Instead, start with one habit change and make it moderate and legit. Sleep and water consumption are real foundational habits for better energy, overall health, and gain amplification. Aiming for an extra three hours of sleep per week would mean going to bed half an hour earlier each day.
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- Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, hands at your sides
- Bend the knees and reach your palms to the floor, then jump back into plank position
- Perform one full push-up
Get into a high-plank position with hands directly under the shoulders. With the abs drawn in, alternate bringing each hand up to tap the opposite shoulder, making sure to place it back down in alignment each time.
Instagram and TikTok have us all drinking the Kool-Aid to some degree. Though we know deep down that these platforms are sometimes riddled with misinformation, the daily promise our news feeds provide us of a certain body type in a short time frame can weigh us down in terms of goal setting.
End every workout on a high note
Keeping good form and technique at the forefront of your fitness goals is incredibly important.
Not only does proper performance mean fewer injuries and better recovery, but it also helps with your mindset. When we get stuck in the rep or max rabbit hole (where we put more weight on the bar and finish the set regardless of form), our mindset also suffers.