Extended Arm Child Pose Exercise Guide

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Extended Arm Child Pose is a bodyweight exercise that works your abs, traps, deltoids, lats, rear deltoids and side deltoids.

Extended Arm Child Pose is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your back, core, neck, shoulders, upper back, upper body and waist.

It requires no equipment to do.

Extended Arm Child Pose

How to do Extended Arm Child Pose

Exercise

From half push-up, bring your tailbone back toward your heels. Keeps your arms straight. Reach through your arms.

Illustrated Guide

Learn how to do extended arm child pose from this step-by-step illustrations:

Extended Arm Child Pose 1

Muscles Worked

The muscles used for extended arm child pose may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for extended arm child pose are:

Primary Muscles

  • Abs
  • Traps
  • Deltoids
  • Lats
  • Rear Deltoids
  • Side Deltoids

Synergyst Muscles

  • Biceps

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does Extended Arm Child Pose work?
Extended Arm Child Pose works abs, traps, deltoids, lats, rear deltoids, side deltoids.
What is Extended Arm Child Pose good for?
Extended Arm Child Pose is beneficial for conditioning, for stretching and to strengthen. It works the best for back, core, neck, shoulders, upper back, upper body and waist, as it works abs, traps, deltoids, lats, rear deltoids, side deltoids. Extended Arm Child Pose is a great bodyweight exercise for men, men over 50, women and women over 50.
Is Extended Arm Child Pose a good exercise?
Extended Arm Child Pose is a popular bodyweight exercise for abs, traps, deltoids, lats, rear deltoids, side deltoids.

Training, Progressions and Regressions

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Extended Arm Child Pose Training and Progressions

Standards and Averages

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Extended Arm Child Pose Standards and Averages

Alternatives

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Extended Arm Child Pose Alternatives

Variations

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Extended Arm Child Pose Variations

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Classification

Type(s) Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Compound
Muscles Worked Abdominals, Trapezius, Biceps Brachii, Deltoids, Latissimus Dorsi, Lateral Deltoids, Posterior Deltoids
Difficulty Level(s) Basic, Easy
Equipment No Equipment, Mat
Location At Gym, At Home, Outdoor
Major Exercise Child Pose

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s) Abs, Traps, Deltoids, Lats, Rear Deltoids, Side Deltoids
Synergyst muscle(s) Biceps

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