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ExRx (Exercise Prescription) on the Net

ExRx.net (Exercise Prescription on the Net) is a free resource for the exercise professional, coach, or fitness enthusiast featuring comprehensive exercise libraries (>1400 exercises), fitness assessment calculators , and reference articles. The content of this web site is also available on CD-ROM . ExRx.net is a recommended resource in ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 5th ed. (pgs 224, 349). ExRx.net is also a NSCA authorized CEU provider. See our NSCA CEU approved study modules .

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Al Kavadlo – We're Working Out! » Training to do a Planche Jan. 2011 Update: Check out my new strategy for training the planche The planche, like the human flag, is an advanced body-weight challenge that requires strength, balance and stability. While it’s commonly seen in competitive gymnastics, few people are familiar with the planche and even fewer have thought to try it themselves.

Serratus Anterior The serratus anterior holds scapula against thoracic wall. A winged scapula condition indicates weakness of serratus anterior. They also help stabilize scapula during shoulder internal and external rotation when shoulder is 90° abduction (Ekstom RA, et al. 2003; Myers JB, et al. 2005) Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk kids. The push-up is the ultimate bodyweight exercise. It requires no special equipment and can be done anywhere, anytime. The push-up often gets overlooked because many men find it too simple or too boring to perform. But by switching up your hand and feet positions and adding in a few twists, the push-up becomes a versatile muscle builder that will leave you begging for mercy.

Anatomy & Kinesiology Lessons Developing a successful training program is easier if you have an appropriate knowledge on the human body. It makes no sense that your main goal is to build muscle and at the same time you hardly know part of the muscles in your body. If you know how the body works, you can design compensated training programs without neglecting muscles, you can detect problems on your program easily and, especially, you can reduce the risk of injury yourself with inappropriate exercises. Build Muscle and Lose Fat Skwigg

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