Posts Tagged ‘isometric’

Move of the Week: Hollow Body Hold

 Crush it with your back! Find out why this actually isn’t a bad thing in our Move of the Week. THE MOVE: Hollow Body Hold MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Core & corrective: abs, obliques, and core stability. WHY DO IT: The Hollow Body Hold is probably one of the most underrated core exercises ever. It…

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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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Move of the Week: Romanian Deadlift with Mid-shin Pause

We are back with Move of the Week! Time to fire up that posterior chain…and feel the pain in the days after! THE MOVE: Romanian Deadlift with Mid-shin Pause MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Hinge pattern: posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes, upper back) and grip. WHY DO IT: Some of us already know that the Romanian Deadlift (or…

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Move of the Week: Chest-supported Row w/ Opposite Arm Iso Hold

I don’t want you guys to end up with your shoulders rounded forward from last week’s bench press, so in order to balance it out, I have almost no choice but to feature a row today. Enjoy it!  THE MOVE: Dumbbell Chest-supported Row w/ Opposite Arm Iso Hold MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Horizontal pulling pattern: lats,…

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