Breaking Muscle Video – Turkish Get Up

The Turkish Get Up is like a great party trick – it’s fun for others to watch and really rewarding to do yourself. The best part is, it really does get you strong, too! Learn the basics here.

There are few more basic tests of strength then how much weight you can take from the floor to an overhead position. The Turkish Get Up is a wonderful movement to tax your entire body from head to toe. It also has direct applications for anyone in a combat sport. (Plus, it's really fun to do to freak out your friends and strangers.)

Watch this video to learn the proper form and mechanics for performing the Turkish Get Up.