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Exercise of the week (W34) Long press-up (Variation: 97 Short press-up) (Ex 91)


For more comfort place a thin mat on Galileo.


  • Body stabilisation
  • Strengthen the shoulders and hips

Posture/foot position

  • On the platform turn the hands to the inside
  • Elbows are slightly bent (as with the knee bends with the standing exercises)
  • Body forms a line
  • Hold head as extension of the spinal column or let hang in relaxed manner

Movement execution

  • Bend and stretch the elbows
  • No movement in the hips and upper part of the body
  • Observe stomach tension

Frequency, position and duration

 Where does it vibrate?

  • Arms
  • Back
  • Shoulders
  • Neck

Common errors

  • Completely stretched elbows
  • Position of hands too wide
  • Bending of the back


As a starting variation the all-fours position can be chosen as the starting position.

Product groups: Galileo® Training Devices
Topics: Training with Galileo®