Posts Tagged ‘landmine’

Move of the Week: Landmine Shoulder Press

Is bad shoulder mobility preventing you from overhead pressing? THE MOVE: Landmine Shoulder Press MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Vertical push; shoulders, upper back, abs. WHY DO IT: Is bad shoulder mobility preventing you from overhead pressing? To reap the full benefits of overhead pressing, you should have 180 degrees of pain-free shoulder flexion and be able…

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Move of the Week: Landmine Push Press

Isn’t the weather such a tease? Well, you can always rely on Move of the Week! No tease here. THE MOVE: Landmine Push Press MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Vertical push: shoulders, posterior chain. WHY DO IT: We’ve featured the landmine on this blog more than once before, and that’s because it really is quite versatile. It is…

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Use the Landmine to Blow Up Your Gains

We should all be huge believers in barbells and free weights when it comes to training hard in the gym. There are many novel things that you can do, but when it come to things that are worth your time, who knew that throwing a barbell into a corner could actually be useful? This exercise…

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Move of the Week: Single-leg Landmine Contralateral RDL

Continuing on the trend of exercise progression, today’s Move builds on a previous one that we’ve featured very recently. More on that below! THE MOVE: Single-leg Landmine Contralateral RDL MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Hinge, single-leg; glutes, hamstrings. WHY DO IT: Two weeks ago we featured the Offset-loaded Rear-foot Elevated RDL, which previously built on the Dumbbell…

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Move of the Week: Landmine Meadows Row

For our Move of the Week today, here’s a great rowing variation you can do with the landmine, with a few secondary benefits! THE MOVE: Landmine Meadows Row MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Horizontal pull: lats, upper and mid back. WHY DO IT: Remember when I spoke at length about the importance of horizontal pulling here? That…

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