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June 28, 2006

Easy Home Exercise: Push-Up

Easy Home Exercise: Push-Up. This in not only a great upper body exercise, but when performed correctly, is a great core exercise. This exercise involves, the chest, back, triceps, shoulders, and core muscles. To perform this exercise correctly

1. Hands shoulder width apart, with the shoulders lined up with the wrists.
2. Body straight during movement
3. Lower the body to where elbows are in 90 degree angle, inhaling on the way down, exhaling on the way up
4. Make sure to keep the core muscles, glutes, legs as tight as possible and return to starting position
5. Make sure you don’t lock out the elbows

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June 19, 2006

Easy Home Exercise: Floor Bridge

This exercise is great to strengthen the core, glutes, hamstrings and lower back. When performed correctly, this exercise can be beneficial to rehab lower back and weak hamstrings, and to tone the glutes. To perform this exercise correctly:

1. Lying on the back, with legs bent and feet flat on the floor, place feet about hip width apart
2. Relax the head and shoulders as you lift the hips up and hold for 2 seconds
3. Make sure to stay on the heels of your feet and squeeze glutes at the top
4. Slowly lower hips, without touching the ground and repeat
5. Make sure to keep stomach tight throughout range of motion

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June 12, 2006

Easy Home Exercise: Lateral Plank

This is a great stabilization exercise for the entire body. The primary muscles used are obliques, abdominals, transverse abdominus, and lower back muscles. To perform this exercise correctly:

1. Laying on your side, start with elbow and forearm on the ground and feet stacked on top of each other
2. Lifting the body up in a straight line, raise other arm straight towards the ceiling, and turn head up to the ceiling, and hold
3. Make sure to keep the body aligned and stomach tight
4. This exercise can be progressed for advanced and regressed for beginners

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June 9, 2006

Easy Home Exercise: Plank

This is a great stabilization exercise for the entire body. The primary muscles used are abdominalsand obliques. To perform this exercise correctly

1. Start on the stomach side and get on your forearms and toes.
2. Make sure the body is in a straight line
3. Make sure that elbows are lined up underneath the shoulders, and head is in line with the body
4. Make sure to squeeze the glutes pulling the stomach in tight
5. Normally holding this position for a time 20 seconds up to a minute


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