The Walkout exercise is a full-body compound exercise, that works the core, shoulders, chest and glutes. It’s also an amazing exercise for stretching and working your hamstrings.
- Dynamic Stretching
The Walkout is normally performed as a warm up exercise prior to your main workout, however, is also a good stand alone exercise or an exercise to incorporate within your active rest.
How to Do a Walkout Exercise
- Stand up straight with your feet hip width apart and toes pointing forward.
- Bend at the hips, keeping your legs as straight as possible, reach down and place both hands on the floor.
- With your feet fixed, walk your hands out in front of you.
- You should feel a stretch in your hamstrings.
- Keep walking out until your body is in the upper push-up position, with hands directly below the shoulders.
- Keep your arms fully extended and hold for a moment.
- Now, walk your hands back towards your feet. Remember, try not to bend your legs
- Stand up straight to finish the move.
- The Walkout Exercise mainly stretches and works your hamstrings, however, also works your core, shoulders, chest and glutes.