Push up (hands and knees)

Push-Up on Hands and Knees

(On Floor)

-Position yourself on the floor on hands and knees with arms extended (straight).

-Arms are shoulder width distance apart.

-Your neck, shoulders, hips, and knees should form a straight line throughout exercise.

-Your hips should maintain a neutral position, back is not arched throughout exercise.

-Neck remains in a chin tuck position throughout exercise, it should not jut forward!



Competency Criteria


Nose touches floor each rep or reaches half-way.

Client’s body (from neck, shoulders, hips, & knees) maintains a straight line throughout exercise.

Client maintains neutral spine (no arching) throughout exercise.

Client maintains chin tuck throughout exercise, head DOES NOT jut forward.