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Feel the sting of the Scorpion push-up!

What’s tougher than a push up?

A scorpion push-up of course.

This is regarded as an advanced core and upper body workout designed to be a fun challenge. You need to activate your shoulder stabilizers and abs at an even higher level. When done optimally, your lats will be screaming blue murder as well!

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The way to do it is to perform a regular push-ups, however lift one leg and bend at the knee. Your foot should be slightly pointing towards your head like a scorpion tail. This changes the angle that you perform the push-up so that you are slightly putting more emphasis on the shoulders and less on the chest. Repeat for each leg.

Start with 5 then 10, then 15 reps. As you get stronger you can increase the push up repetitions just like any regular push up.. Good luck and enjoy the burn! 🙂

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