- Sit on the ground with your knees bent, feet flat on the ground and your hands behind you. Your hands should be facing forward towards you.
- Begin the movement by lifting your hips into the air and bracing your abdominals. Your hips must stay up throughout the movement. Walk forward by moving your right foot and right hand forward. Switch to the left side.
- Continue this back and forth pattern while keeping your hips elevated. When finished, lower yourself to the ground.
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Crab walks is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and shoulders and also involves abs. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Side lateral leg / hip swings, resistance band squat and overhead press and leg press / machine squat press are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as crab walks. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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