What muscles does the up-downs work?
up up down down (elbow push-up) is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the chest, middle back, shoulders and triceps.
Are burpees and up-downs the same?
A half-burpee, also called an up-down or a no-pushup burpee, simply eliminates the push-up portion of the burpee. This is a great alternative for people who have the cardiovascular endurance to perform burpees but don’t have the strength to perform push-ups yet.
What is step up and down exercise?
Perform step-ups by standing in front of an elevated, knee-height surface like a plyometric box or bench. Place your right foot on top of the elevated surface and push through your right leg to lift your body up onto it. Step down slowly with your left leg and perform the next repetition leading with your left foot.