Tag: core

Half-Kneeling Reverse Woodchop

December 17, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

The half-kneeling reverse woodchop is a great “spine-friendly” core exercise. https://youtu.be/MRq9YyWvPd8 If you don’t have access to ...

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Three Exercises That Beat Boring Planks

May 02, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

The front plank is a popular exercise to promote core stability. Sure, it carries some benefits and there are ways to make it more difficult. Problem...

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Reclining Field Goal

May 02, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/JmKE_NC3qlQ I discovered this unique abdominal exercise about a decade ago in the e-book The Bodybuilding Truth by Nelson Monta...

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Three Options for Low-Pulley Knee-Ins

August 21, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/FGT2iMrjt3Q In most gyms you'll see a medicine ball or dumbbell held between the feet for resistance during knee-ins, but since...

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Heal Like Wolverine (Part 1)

March 24, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Many health and fitness misconceptions exist. For instance, we’re told to eat a high carbohydrate breakfast to fuel up and kickstart the day with p...

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Low-Pulley Knee-In

February 25, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

The supine knee-in is an effective abdominal exercise when performed correctly. In most gyms you'll see a medicine ball or dumbbell held between the ...

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Power Wheel Alternative

April 22, 2014 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/LMScG1jGi7o For more information, check out Muscle Devices And Weight Room Alternatives. ...

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Prone Lateral Ball Roll

September 15, 2013 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/5m29kwjJBQ0 In some cases it's best to count reps, and in other cases it's best to regulate the time under tension. The prone l...

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Lower Russian Twists (aka “Windshield Wipers”)

September 15, 2013 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/d3rhLB2pRMY In some cases it's best to count reps, and in other cases it's best to regulate the time under tension. The lower R...

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Strength Training Lecture – Abdominals as Anti-Rotators & Anti-Lateral Flexors of the Trunk

October 15, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/PVpIKbOln0g Here's part of my presentation at the 2012 Conference of the Ontario Kinesiology Association. ...

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The Sicilian Crunch

April 01, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/-yaTjfYk8tc Here's an advanced abdominal exercise that your clients will feel the next day! ...

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Swiss Ball Crunch

April 01, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/KU38Vr1sSWM Learn why it's better to do abdominal crunches over a Swiss ball rather than on the ground. ...

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