Sled Push

Exercise Summary
Primary Muscle(s) Quads
Secondary Muscle(s) Calves, Glutes, Hamstrings,
Equipment Sled
Emphasis Compound
Type Push

Sled Push Instructions

  • Place both hands on the sled handles. 
  • Assume a strong athletic stance: knees flexed, hips back, core is brace and back is in a neutral position. 
    • Shoulders remain braced throughout.
  • Regardless is running or walking, drive through the balls of your feet to push the sled. 
  • Keep your neck in a neutral position throughout.
    • Looking up or straight forward will put unwanted stress on your neck.
  • Don't let your back arch or overextend.


  • Start light. This exercise is extremely tasking!
  • Different hands position will dictate the stimulus on your legs. For example, low handle placement is the toughest variation. 
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