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Questions tagged [movements]

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Underhand press ups

Are weighted and unweighted underhand press ups safer than normal press ups? Some forums says underhand bench press has 30% more upper pectoral activation and since the bench press and the press up ...
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antagonistic movements: Dips Into Chin ups or Overhead press into Chin upss

Post inspired by What are supersets and are they even worth doing? The video has sources suggesting that antagonistc supersets are superior to normal sets in terms of muscle growth and strength gain. ...
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Why do I tend to fall backwards when squatting low?

I have noticed that I can't squat ATG until or unless I hold onto something in front of me.I tend to fall backwards as soon as I tend to go parallel to floor or more.I do increase the depth if I hold ...
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Is there a body animator I can use to demonstrate exercise movements? [closed]

I just discovered a nice calisthenic exercise that I feel is better shown than described. Is there a human body animator where I can move it, record it, and then share it?
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Is there a name for a reverse push-up executed by pushing with the elbows?

Is there a name for a reverse push-up executed by pushing with the elbows? Example:
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Why do good lifts feel effortless? [closed]

I am curious what explains the difference between perceived effort and absolute effort for different types of movements. For example pull-ups and burpees always feel hard, while a 1RM snatch sometimes ...
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What are some correct ways to get up to a standing position from lying down?

At the end of my Pilates routine, I transition between standing for pushups and lying on my back for various ab exercises. (In Pilates, you start pushups from standing, bend over from your waist, and ...
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Are functional movement exercises healthy to do everyday?

A friend mentioned maxing out pushups as a challenge for ten days in a row. To me, this does not sound particularly healthy since it all but guarantees torn up muscles and they need time to rest. ...
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Is there a name for this type of yoga/balance movement?

This is kind of strange question, but I'm wondering if there's a specific name for the type of movement I'm describing (I'm not sure if it's a "real" yoga movement or what) - I have tried to search ...
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Is there a name for this exercise/movement?

When I stand with my feet flat and together, then lift myself onto my toes repeatedly. It's a pretty good calf workout, and I do about three reps of 100. Is there a name for this exercise/movement?
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Identifying an exercise

I have been doing an exercise which I came up with (not saying I invented it) that I have not seen before and I was wondering if there was a name for it. Imagine the cherry picker move we used to do ...
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Proper way to do the Dead Bug

I've been watching videos on YouTube on how to do this. I've read about it and everyone says this is difficult to do. It isn't difficult when I do it The video show many ways of doing it I assume ...