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.

  • Bodyweight
  • Compound
  • 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.

Suggested Equipment

Muscles Worked

How to Do a Walkout Exercise

Fitness model performing the inchworm exercise
Fitness model performing the inchworm exercise
Fitness model performing the inchworm exercise
  1. Stand up straight with your feet hip width apart and toes pointing forward.
  2. Bend at the hips, keeping your legs as straight as possible, reach down and place both hands on the floor.
  3. With your feet fixed, walk your hands out in front of you.
  4. You should feel a stretch in your hamstrings.
  5. Keep walking out until your body is in the upper push-up position, with hands directly below the shoulders.
  6. Keep your arms fully extended and hold for a moment.
  7. Now, walk your hands back towards your feet. Remember, try not to bend your legs
  8. Stand up straight to finish the move.
  9. The Walkout Exercise mainly stretches and works your hamstrings, however, also works your core, shoulders, chest and glutes.