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Chin-up vs Pull-up

Introduction Two commonly used strength training exercises are the chin-up and the pull-up exercise. Both exercises are performed by using similar movement patterns and by using the same primary muscles. Chin-ups and pull-ups are an exercise used to strengthen the back and biceps. Pull-ups can either be progressed or regressed Read more…

Push Up Variations

Push-up Variations

Introduction Push-ups are a basic exercise used in athletic training or during physical education classes or commonly in military physical training. Push-ups are commonly performed, easy to execute, multi-joint upper body exercise that do not require expensive equipment. Thus, they can be readily included in a fitness program. In fact, Read more…

Multiple people performing pull ups

Pull Up Progressions

Introduction Pull-ups are a multi-joint exercise that require minimal equipment to perform. Pull-ups can either be progressed or regressed to increase and improve upper body muscular strength, endurance, hypertrophy, and performance of tasks that require upper body pulling strength. The pull-up is an arm exercise using a horizontal bar called Read more…

LOWER CROSSED SYNDROME

Introduction Lower crossed syndrome (LCS) also known as distal or pelvic crossed syndrome refers to the tightness of the thoracolumbar extensors and hip flexors muscles crossing with tightness of the iliopsoas and rectus femoris. Weakness of the deep abdominal muscles ventrally crosses with weakness of the gluteus maximus and medius. Read more…