Why do they call it bird dog exercise?
Why is it called a bird dog? Yes, there is a reason for what seems like a very random name. “The move is thought to be named after the pointing position of hunting dogs, who stand lengthened with a front leg up and a back leg extended behind,” explains Bontz.
What is a bird dog movement?
Wondering what a bird-dog exercise is? Basically, it’s a bodyweight move that involves getting on all fours (in what’s called “tabletop position”) and then simultaneously extending one arm and the opposite leg.
How many bird dogs should I do a day?
Aim to complete five reps on each side or 10 reps total. Add additional sets of 10 exercises for a maximum of three sets of 10. As a variation, you can do a set of 10 bird dogs on one side, then switch to the other side.