The trunk stability push up is one of the most common 1’s that we see on the Functional Movement Screen. It is also something we see much more in women than in men. Most times when someone scores a 1 on the Trunk Stability Push Up, they lack the timing to fire their “outer” or “hard” core. Some circumstances just require more core strength.
When someone scores a 1 on the Trunk Stability Push Up we red light any pushup variation from the floor and any high level push up variation. We use many different exercises to correct the Trunk Stability Push Up, and we have recorded some of our favorites below.
If you need help learning how to perform and score the Trunk Stability Push Up click the link below.
Check out this video to learn some of our go to correctives for the Trunk Stability Push Up