Panda is yet another move from the Primal Series or Animal series introduced to me under the umbrella of Budokon, however this movement works your entire body and nice and slowly forcing you to move with control. Your heart rate will jump up and your core will be invigorated. Keep a flat back. Squeeze your shoulder […]More
Use your hands to propel your body sideways.
Keep your hips above your shoulders.
You can bend your knees.
Elbows reach completely outside the knees and in movement legs swing and land outside the elbows in their step.
Try to be animalistic in your execution of this move.
Glide effortlessly. Keep the belly engaged, and land softly.
A Plank Leg Pull Through is probably not a common name used for this exercise, if this is a common exercise. I honestly wouldn’t know.
It is certainly a product of all the yoga and primal training I have done over the years. There are elements of martial art training in its execution but it is abdominal intensive, particularly obliques, cardiovascular body weight movement. It is also a component of the many beautiful transitions found in Animal or Primal Training/Yoga Flows.More
Komodo Dragon is probably one of the harder moves from the primal series flow.
It is a mobile push up that combines a knee tuck and internally rotated arm position. Some people do a variation of this exercise and call them Spiderman pushups, but it isn’t quite the same hand placement and making it mobile changes everything.More
The base of the wrist gently touches the ground. No slamming. Control the distribution of your weight by pulling the deep belly inwards. You have to flex your fingers, be strong and animalistic, and use your entire body to land softly after you propel forwards. Your wrist should not be hurting if it does, Read Here.
Once you move forward, swing your legs with bent knees and inner thighs touching, the tips of your sneakers should be outside your wrists and as even with your hands as possible. Overtime, this will seem less difficult.
You will increase your heart rate, hip flexibility, and FUN. You will smile inevitably doing this move and all the other moves from the PRIMAL SERIES.More