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Posts Tagged ‘Back’

Reverse Crossover

Reverse Crossover

Reverse Crossover is a great exercise for posterior back muscles and overall shoulder health.

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Hamstring Flossing Curls

Hamstring Flossing Curls

Back stability and Hamstring integration Shoulder Blades are connected to the ground, Spine is straight and Neutral (means there is a slight curve in the low back, not low back jammed into the ground or hyper lifted) Lift butt and back into the air, hold, and bend to knees to 90 degrees with out flopping…

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Straight Legged Hip Ups

Straight Legged Hip Ups

Core and Back Stability Feel shoulder blades connect into the ground, keep spine as straight as possible, do not loose the integrity of the spine. As you press your feet into the ball, feel the hips leave the ground without any vertebra of the spine shifting, this takes a ton of attention. Squeeze the butt…

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Opposite Arm Leg Extensions on Ball

Opposite Arm Leg Extensions on Ball

Back Stabilization Center the ball on your center around the belly button, as you lift the arm/leg you will feel the pressure increase in the abdomen area, this will increase likelihood of a gaseous procurement, just a friendly warning. Keep head still, looking at the ground, not in front of you. Try as hard as…

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Seated Overhead Press on Bench

Seated Overhead Press on Bench

(Ab stabilization/Back Stabilization, Shoulder Power) Big move, watch this move carefully before doing, can be done with dumbells as well. If you have shoulder problems, this is not a beginning exercise for you. Shoulder pain means you are limited until you understand how that pain can be supported and healed! Abs remain active through entire…

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Low to mid back stabilization/mobilization (Back extension on ball)

Low to mid back stabilization/mobilization (Back extension on ball)

Pay attention to the range here, the idea is to not go as far as your back can take it. (farther is rarely better and often leads to injury) Range should be comfortable and smooth, no speedy snapping. Feel shoulder blades on the back, not migrating up into the neck or head. Should feel like…

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Back extension Stabilization/scapulae integration (aka Reverse Flies )

Back extension Stabilization/scapulae integration (aka Reverse Flies )

Good move for the gym with out a free motion cable cross, great for at the at-home gym. Simple to execute, and effective. Ball on abs, back is active in slight extension, notice how no part of back is over contracting, very important. There is no bouncing, only a controlled quality of motion. No snapping…

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Tricep extension with abdominal stabilization/back stabilization

Tricep extension with abdominal stabilization/back stabilization

This is a fresh tricep move, substitute the bench with the ball and get twice the workout. Things to pay attention to in the video: elbow position in the air, notice how much they don’t move shoulder blade position, notice where they are on the ball, and how much they don’t move hip position, notice…

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