Description of Position: from hands and knees position shift weight forward to hands, straightening legs behind the body (like the up phase of a push up).
Muscles engaged: legs, lower back, upper back, chest, core
Type of Position: Strength, Balance
Scriptural Cue: 1 Peter 2:5 You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
Verbal Cue: Strength comes through God with time
Adjustments: Shoulder blades pressed together (flat upper back), mid section does not sag, elbows slightly bent, hands facing slightly in (15 degrees)
Decrease intensity dropping knees, keeping weight over hands
Increase intensity keeping legs straight, pressing shoulderblades in more, holding longer, slightly bending arms more, resting on elbows rather than hands
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