Prepare your body for a workout by doing push-ups with a torso rotation. Not only does this total body warm-up exercise get your blood flowing, it's also a great stretch.
Assume starting position as shown by placing hands underneath shoulders.
Lower upper body towards floor by bending at elbows.
Push up back to starting position, and rotate left arm up toward ceiling.
Stretch arm up and make sure to look up toward hand.
Lower hand to floor to repeat pushup and then perform with your right hand.
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Lottie Olson is a nationally certified personal trainer with 10 years of experience in fitness and personal training. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Fitness Management.