Start Position:
  1. Start with one foot forward with the leg on that side bent at approximately a right-angle. The back knee will be on the floor with the toes of that leg tucked.
  2. Place the mid-point of the resistance band under the front foot and hold the handles with your hands in front of your shoulders and the resistance band travelling behind your arms.
  3. Your body should be close to vertical – a slight bend forward is good whilst maintaining the natural arch in your lower back.
  4. In this lowered position, your front knee should be in line with your foot.
End Position:
  1. The front leg will be reasonably straight (maintain a slight bend) with the majority of your weight on this front leg.
  2. The back leg will be relatively straight and extended behind.
  3. Your body should lean forward slightly maintaining the natural arch in your lower back.
  1. Push up with your front leg until it is close to straight whilst maintaining the majority of your weight in this front leg. Your back leg will also straighten (without much weight).
  2. Return to the starting position, lowering your knee to a position close to the floor without the knee touching the floor and then, repeat.
  3. Once you have completed your set on one side, repeat on the other side.
Modification Options:
  1. Vary the strength or length of the resistance band to increase/ decrease the difficulty of the exercise.
  2. Keeping your front leg bent at the extended position maintains the weight on this leg increasing the intensity.

Start position

End position