Inchworm

Stretching / Intermediate

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  • Exercise Mat

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How to do Inchworm:

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inchworm is a stretching exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, lower back and glutes ...more

inchworm is a stretching exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, lower back and glutes.

The only inchworm equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different inchworm variations that you can try out that may require different types of inchworm equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. Legs should be straight throughout entire exercise.
  2. Bend over at the hips to avoid any back strain and to target stretching your hamstrings.
  3. Don't let your hips sag when body is parallel to the floor.

Variations

  1. Walk hands into the push-up position and perform a few push-ups before walking feet up to your hands.

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  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Legs should be straight throughout entire exercise.
  2. Bend over at the hips to avoid any back strain and to target stretching your hamstrings.
  3. Don't let your hips sag when body is parallel to the floor.

Variations

  1. Walk hands into the push-up position and perform a few push-ups before walking feet up to your hands.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound