Wall walk

The wall walk is a challenging exercise that works the entire body. From a push-up position, the hands walk back as the feet walk up the wall, then the whole movement is reversed. This is not for beginners, who will need to progress to this exercise.


  1. Builds upper-body strength, particularly in the shoulders
  2. Improves balance and coordination
  3. Serious core work and cardiovascular challenge

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Wall walk Instructions

Wall walk muscle diagram
  1. Begin in a push-up position with your feet against the wall.
  2. Walk your feet up the wall while simultaneously walking your hands back towards the wall. Keep your core as tight as possible. Walk up until you are as flat to the wall as you can get.
  3. Walk your hands away from the wall and your feet down the wall until you are back in the push-up position. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.