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Exercise Guide, Shoulders, Triceps
How to do Crab Walks

How to Do Crab Walks Exercise Properly

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If you want to strengthen your upper body, you should focus on doing compound movements such as crab walks.

Main Muscles Worked

  • Shoulders
  • Triceps

Other Muscles Worked

  • Quads
  • Abdominals

Crab Walks Guide

  • Sit on the floor and bend your knees. Place your palms slightly behind the hips and ensure you’re your feet are flat on the floor.
  • Slightly lift your glutes a few inches from the floor and pause. This is the starting position.
  • Walk your left hand a few inches forward while simultaneously straightening your right leg in front.
  • Extend the leg and tap your heel on the floor, pause in this position and get back to the starting position.
  • Repeat with the opposite sides.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Ensure your back is safe by keeping your abdominals engaged and setting your feet apart
  • Find your perfect challenge by experimenting the crab walk with different speeds.
  • Avoid injuring your shoulders by moving your feet faster than your upper body can accommodate.

In this article, you will learn how to perform crab walks, a compound movement that mainly targets your shoulders and triceps  #crab #walks #focusfitness

Crab Walks Benefits

  • Increased body coordination and agility
  • A stronger core and upper body.
  • Engaging the core during crab walks keeps the abs worked.
  • Crab walks are a great cardio exercise thus they improve the heart rate.