Sphinx Pose Training and Progressions

Reviewed by Valerie Zeller

How to train Sphinx Pose

Gradually increase repetitions in Sphinx Pose. The average number of reps in Sphinx Pose is 30 for men and 25 for women. In order to advance your bench press follow these tips:

Try adding weight.

Switch to a harder variation of Sphinx Pose.

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Sphinx Pose

Sphinx Pose


Type(s) Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Compound
Muscles Worked Abdominals, Trapezius, Deltoids, Upper Abdominals, Posterior Deltoids, Pectoralis Major
Difficulty Level(s) Basic, Easy
Equipment No Equipment, Mat
Location At Gym, At Home, Outdoor

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s) Upper Pecs
Synergyst muscle(s) Abs, Traps, Deltoids, Upper Abs, Side Deltoids

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