A new article on using unconventional exercises to build unbreakable body has been put on Dragon Door blog.
Building an Indestructible Body with “Outside the Box” Exercises
Push-ups. You move in one plane of motion, up and down.
Squats. The same thing. Pull-ups too.
Everyone here will agree that bodyweight exercises are great, but it’s important to realize that there are many, many different ways of doing them.
If all you ever do are one dimensional exercises, even if you build a lot of strength in them, your overall fitness and athleticism will remain one dimensional.
It’s a sad fact that one of the biggest things holding people back from hitting their training goals are injuries. Yet, with smart training these can largely be avoided. And if you do suffer from pain currently, there are always things you can do to work to improve your situation.
Whether you are rehabbing or pre-habbing (doing work that aims to prevent injuries), these exercises generally are the same.
So, what makes one of these exercises different than a regular exercise?