Posts Tagged ‘medicine ball’

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: Medicine Ball Chest Pass

Don’t want to get older? Take your medicine! THE MOVE: Medicine Ball Chest Pass MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Hinge: posterior chain, hamstrings, glutes. Horizontal push: chest. WHY DO IT: If you want to maintain your vitality as you age, it is probably a good idea to take your medicine. Medicine balls, that is. The reason why…

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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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