Intermediate Upper

Handstand Exercise (Ultimate Guide To Strong Shoulders)

Handstand Exercise (Ultimate Guide To Strong Shoulders)

Nothing says “look at me!” quite like a handstand. It was especially effective as a kid. But, for many adults, the handstand is just another relic of childhood left behind. And that’s too bad. Handstands can have very practical uses; even animals know that. Like dogs,...

The Vertical Gains Workout

The Vertical Gains Workout

As humans, we are arguably the only upright standing species. And hey, it's pretty cool walking tall, right? Today's workout is all about capitalizing on that. Throughout this workout, we are going keep our spine straight and perpendicular to the ground. There's a...

The Concrete Foundation Workout

The Concrete Foundation Workout

This week's workout is all about laying a firm foundation for you whole body to rest on. Your body is only as strong as its foundation, meaning your lower body. It's critical to have a sturdy support for any structure, and that includes you! Ignoring it just makes you...

The Dual Gains Workout

The Dual Gains Workout

jump to: Instructions Exercises Modifications Workout Sheet This week's workout is based on Bruce Lee's immortal words: "I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times." You don't have to go through a...

UP AND DOWN UPPER BODY GALORE WORKOUT

UP AND DOWN UPPER BODY GALORE WORKOUT

Welcome to another Friday Workout. I hope you're ready for your weakly shot of adrenaline. We all know that guy who goes all upper body and exercises his pecs mercilessly for beach season then stop working out altogether when it's over. Now beach season is over (well,...

The 5 Second Pyramid Workout (Mad Monday)

So today I have a Mad Monday workout that focuses on our whole body. Often times we get caught up in thinking that we need to split our workout days into Upper and Lower or separate body parts. The cool thing about body weight exercises is that you can strengthen your...

Spider Pushup

https://www.youtube.com/embed/az2s3tf5Y8E Spider Pushup is a great exercise for your upper body when you are feeling like the normal pushup just ain’t cuttin it. It’s a great way to incorporate your abs into your upper body routine. How to do a Spider Pushup: Get in a...

Rolling Pushup

https://www.youtube.com/embed/qwbXWgJlxb4 Rolling Pushup is such a fun exercise because you are are incorporating more action into the normal pushup. How to do a Rolling Pushup: Get in a normal pushup position. Do a pushup all the way down and all the way back up then...

Reclining on the Sun Exercise

This is a great move to develop strength in your triceps muscles. You’ll need a Pilates ball and a chair that you can grip the edges with. How to do a Reclining On The Sun Exercise: Put your heels on a Pilates ball that is about 3 or 4 fee away from a chair. With your...

No Arm Pushup

https://www.youtube.com/embed/zJyn6IOG3nc?rel=0 No Arm Pushup is not to be confused with Missing Arm Pushup or One Handed Pushup. This exercise is really meant to strengthen your upper back, especially your middle trapezius and rhomboid muscle groups. How to do a No...

Leaping Frog Exercise

https://www.youtube.com/embed/LXOVo1SXHHs This move will help you learn how to do a handstand and help you develop enough strength in your shoulder region. How to do a Leaping Frog Exercise: Place your hands on the ground about shoulder width apart. Position your feet...

Leaning Tower Pushup

This pushup is unique and works a slightly different part of the pec muscle compared to the ordinary pushup. By placing one arm on the ground, you shift the focus to the pec. It’s a great move when you want to increase the difficulty for one pec muscle. How to do a...

Hindu Pushups

I first learned this exercise from Matt Furey.  He is a great inspiration to everyone that loves body weight exercises. He created the “Core 3,” which consists of this exercise (the Hindu Pushup), the Full Bridge, and the Hindu Squat. You can get totally ripped on...

Helicopter Exercise

Helicopter exercise is one of the greatest exercises to do to strengthen your shoulders and your obliques.  I strongly urge you to try this and see how ripped your shoulders get. However, you cannot do this every day without developing shoulder pain. So my...

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