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Turkish Get-up

Angle-Based Images: Turkish Get-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Turkish Get-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Turkish Get-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Turkish Get-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Turkish Get-up Video
Turkish Get-up: Step 1
Step 1 Lie on your back on the floor and hold a dumbbell in one hand with your arm fully extended above your chest. Bend the knee of the same side to a 90-degree angle. Keep your opposite leg straight, and place it 5-10 degrees away from the midline of your body.
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Turkish Get-up: Step 2
Step 2 Start by lifting the dumbbell to the sky, and crunching onto your opposite elbow. Keep the elbow of the arm holding the dumbbell locked out.
Turkish Get-up: Step 3
Step 3 Hike your hips in the air and sweep the straight leg underneath the body, stepping back and settling onto your knee.
Turkish Get-up: Step 4
Step 4 Shift the weight away from your hand and onto your knee and front foot as you bring your torso upright. Push to a standing position, keeping the dumbbell lifted the entire time. Lower slowly back to the ground.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Make sure you keep your elbow locked out throughout the exercise.

Keep your eyes focused on the dumbbell throughout the entire movement.

Take your time and concentrate on each segment of the exercise.

Related Exercises

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