Posts Tagged ‘trap bar’

Move of the Week: Band-resisted Push-up

Today’s Move of the Week features a variation of a classic exercise: the push-up! THE MOVE: Band-resisted Push-up MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Horizontal pushing pattern: chest, shoulders, lats, upper back, and triceps. WHY DO IT: From a technical standpoint, the push-up is an exercise that most people seem to get wrong. It looks simple enough, but…

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Move of the Week: Trap-bar Deadlift

Move of the Week: Trap-bar Deadlift, coming right at you! THE MOVE: Trap-bar Deadlift MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Bend pattern: posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes, upper back). WHY DO IT: Having done variations of the squat and bench press for out first two installments of Move of the Week, I figured today would be a good time to…

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