Exercises

Shrimp Squats

Shrimp Squats – An Underrated Single Leg Squat Variation

The shrimp squat is a single-leg squat that builds lower body strength and improves joint mobility. The exercise primarily works the quads, glutes, hamstrings and calves… but it also requires good total body stability and balance, which engages the core too. It has a couple of variations which provide opportunity for progression, as well as …

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GHD Sit Up Alternatives

7 GHD Sit Up Alternatives and Substitutes (Inc. Low Impact Variations)

The GHD (glute ham developer) machine is commonly used for exercises such as back extensions and sit ups. GHD sit ups are often included in CrossFit workouts, but you’d be forgiven for wanting to find an appropriate substitute. For some, they simply don’t have access to a GHD machine… in which case, it’s about trying …

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samson stretch

Samson Stretch – How to Perform, Muscles Worked and Benefits

Tight hips? Limited mobility? It’s time to talk about the samson stretch. This simple bodyweight movement doesn’t require any equipment, or even much space… but it can be transformative for your hip mobility. Better hip mobility means being less susceptible to injury and the ability to generate more strength and power from the pelvis. From …

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Prone Cobra Push Up

Prone Cobra Push Up – A Fantastic Beginner-Friendly Back Stretch

If you’re looking for an effective way to stretch out your lower back… look no further than the prone cobra push up. Sometimes referred to as simply a “prone press up”, this movement is beginner friendly, requires no equipment and has the ability to make a significant difference to your overall mobility. It’s a great …

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Sphinx Push Ups

Sphinx Push Ups – How to Perform, Benefits and Muscles Worked

Sphinx push ups are a fantastic progression from regular push ups, particularly if you want to focus on strengthening your triceps. The exercise doesn’t require any equipment, or much space, making it perfect for home workouts too. It’s a great alternative to diamond and close grip push ups, for those who struggle with shoulder mobility …

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Tiger Push Ups Are All Over TikTok – Here’s How to Do Them Properly

If you’re looking for an effective upper body exercise, that doesn’t require any equipment, (oh, and will test your tricep strength like nothing else), look no further than the tiger push up. The tiger push up is a tricep-dominant variation of the regular push up. It can be used in all sorts of workout routines …

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