Get low to the ground and embrace crawling: the locomotion of babies and the killer workout of athletes.
Welcome to our series featuring calisthenics expert Al Kavadlo. This week, Al casts the spotlight on three different variations of crawling, a full-body exercise that improves athletic performance, strength, balance, and agility. There are many more ways to crawl than just the ones featured here. As long as you are low to the ground and moving on all fours, you are giving your core a really tough workout!
Here are some four-exercise combinations, broken down into categories, intended to involve the greatest amount of muscle possible.
A hypothetical. Due to time constraints, assume you had to address your entire body with a minimal number of exercises. In this case, we are going to limit it to four. To optimally address overall body development, what exercises would you choose?