- Come to the ground, placing your knees below your hips and your hands below your shoulders. Elevate your hips up, extending your legs and arms. Keep the head in a neutral position.
- Move the right hand forward as you simultaneously move the left foot forward. Afterwards, move the left hand and right foot forward.
- Continue in this back and forth pattern, always moving the opposite hand and foot. Remember to brace the core throughout the movement.
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Bear crawls is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and shoulders and also involves calves and forearms and hamstrings and quadriceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Upright kettlebell front rows, farmer’s walk / carry and side plank rotations / elbow twists are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as bear crawls. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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