Posts Tagged ‘core stability’

Move of the Week: Bird-dog Row

What sounds like a 1970s rock band, that’s also a great rowing exercise? THE MOVE: Bird-dog Row MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Horizontal pull: mid and upper back. Core stability. WHY DO IT: No, the Bird-dog Row isn’t another great 1970s rock band. It is however, a great exercise that both challenges your rotary stability and forces you…

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Move of the Week: Tall-kneeling Overhead Med Ball Throw

Spring is just starting here in the city, so here’s the first edition of Move of the Week this season! THE MOVE: Tall-kneeling Overhead Med Ball Throw MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Vertical pull: lats and abs. WHY DO IT: We haven’t done many medicine ball moves here in our weekly feature, so here’s one to fill…

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Move of the Week: Kettlebell Side Plank

We’ve braved another snow storm this winter season. Here’s Move of the Week as a reward for that! THE MOVE: Kettlebell Side Plank MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Core stability: abs and obliques. WHY DO IT: As we’ve seen in Jeff’s Ab Wheel Roll-out progression on AskMen, the front plank (with your torso facing the floor) is…

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