Primary Muscle Group: Full Body
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Full Body
Preparation: On all fours you move along the floor keeping yourself low. Chest remains off the floor, as you should move at a moderate pace to avoid "hopping".
Breathing: Breath in and out normally through the entire exercise movement.
Execution: The bear crawl can be done moving forward, backward, or sideways. The bear crawl stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, gastroneimus, soleus, the gluteus maximus, and back. It also teaches coordination, agility, and speed.