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How to do Hanging Leg Raises

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There are multiple methods on how to do hanging leg raises. That’s HLR for short. To do an HLR you’ll need a bar you can hang from. Ideally, it is something you can fully hang from without your feet hitting the ground. While you can do these with something shorter, …

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Wrestler’s Bridge Basics

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Recently a customer asked about bridging and after searching I realized I didn’t have a good article simply covering the basics. This one covers the wrestler’s bridge and a future article will go into the gymnast or hand bridge. The wrestler’s bridge is by no means a new exercise. It …

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The Double Shrimp Squat

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The following is what I like to call the double shrimp squat, sometimes also called the advanced shrimp squat. I first picked up this move from Al Kavadlo. The single shrimp squat, that is with just one hand behind you holding onto the foot is an easier version and a …

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Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing

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A new breathing combination routine I’ve been doing which involves box breathing and the abdominal vacuum, along with a few other finer points. Details can be found inside of the August’s Strength Health Mind Power Inner Circle newsletter titled “My New Favorite Breathing Exercise…Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing”. Become a …

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Research Benefits of Deep Breathing Exercises

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What Deep Breathing Does for You Recently I came across some new papers on the benefits of deep breathing exercises. Like this paper titled, “Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous system.” (Yep, they pretty …

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How to Be Breathed

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“Be Breathed” is a concept I learned many years ago from Scott Sonnon. It is the idea of the movement breathing you, rather than you breathing…even unconsciously. If you missed the previous video and post, that covers the difference between anatomic (or natural) breathing and paradoxical breathing. You must understand …

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Breathing Principle – Anatomic vs. Paradox

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Understanding the breathing principle of anatomic (or natural) vs. paradox is very important when breathing is combined with any sort of movement. This is as opposed to just sitting there doing breathing exercises. This video breaks this down in simple to understand terms using squats as an example of how …

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100 Burpee Challenge

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This second video is purely an example of the 100 burpee challenge down with regular burpees. You’ll notice I start off with good speed, which gradually slows down finishing the 100th rep at 6 minutes, 52 seconds. My aim is to do this single set rep-count in five minutes flat, …