Downward Dog Heel Drops

Improve your workouts with this warm-up exercise


  1. Beginning from a plank position, begin to push the floor away from you as you reach your hips up towards the ceiling, bringing your body into the shape of an “A”.

  2. Gently drop one heel back at a time stretching your calves 4x.

  3. Bring yourself back to a high plank position and then slowly lower yourself to your knees and perform a push-up.

  4. Remember to keep your core contracted by pulling in and up through your bellybutton.

Level: All Levels

Equipment: No Equipment, Bodyweight

Muscles Used: Chest, Calves, Delts, Abs, Back, Lats, Hamstrings

Caution: Wrists, Shoulders

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