Bridging is one of those calisthenics exercises that plays second fiddle to moves like pull-ups, push-ups and squats. Many athletes hardly practice them at all which is a shame. If there’s one move that can improve your performance and results in calisthenics it’s bridging.
The biggest reason bridges fall out of favor is because many people do “pushing bridges” where they press their feet into the floor. This isn’t bad, but it’s actually quick backward to more effective “pulling bridges”.
Do bridges this way and you’ll soon find them among your list of favorite moves.
Check out the difference here: