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  • Single Leg Curl (Hamstrings)

    Single Leg Curl (Hamstrings)

    This is a good exercise to develop your hamstring muscles, without any equipment.

    Support yourself up resting one knee and foot on the floor and both hands slighter wider than shoulder width apart, palms facing forward.

    Keeping one leg off the floor, at about shoulder height, bend at the knee bringing your foot up towards your head.

    Throughout the exercise aim to keep your back straight, and look down towards the floor at all times.

    Repeat on both sides.









    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 10/12 curls each leg, repeated twice

    INTERMEDIATE ...
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  • Sit Ups (abdominals)

    Sit Ups (abdominals)

    The most common form of abdominal exercise performed to help develop stronger firmer abdominals.

    Remember to read the notes on abdominal techniques for extra guidelines.

    Place your feet in tight towards your bottom, or rest them on a bench, to isolate your abdominals.

    With your hands locked behind your head, keeping your chin off your chest, come up to an angle no more than 30 degrees.

    You should commence the exercise with your shoulders and aim to keep the elbows out by your sides.

    Stop immediately if you feel any pain.









    BEGINNERS
    Aim for...
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  • Tricep Dips

    Tricep Dips

    Sit comfortably on a bench or strong chair. Place your hands by your sides, on the bench, palms down facing forward.

    Place your feet together in front of you, or if you wish to make the exercise harder have your feet on another bench.

    You may wish to lift one leg up to help work the Hip Flexor muscles.

    Bend at the elbow, taking your arms back, whilst lowering yourself up and down.
    Make sure the bench or chair is secure, as they can slide away.

    The movement should be smooth and under control, with the aim to bend your arms to a 90 degree angle.









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  • Wrist Curl 1

    Wrist Curl 1

    Place your forearms on a bench with your wrists at the edge of the bench, with the weight in your hand.

    Using your other hand, you can secure your lower arm in place.

    Relax your wrist, so that the weight lowers then flex the wrist up again.

    Keep the movement smooth, and as large as possible, keeping the forearm on the bench.

    You can use either a dumbbell, barbell or cable pulley to perform this exercise.









    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with light weight. Repeat twice.

    INTERMEDIATE
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with medium weight. Repeat...
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  • Wrist Curl 2

    Wrist Curl 2

    Place your forearms on a bench with your wrists at the edge of the bench, with the weight in your hand.

    Using your other hand, you can secure your lower arm in place.

    Keeping the weight parallel to the floor, turn your wrist inwards then outwards.

    Keep the movement smooth, and as large as possible, keeping the forearm on the bench.





    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 5 lifts with light weight. Repeat twice.

    INTERMEDIATE
    Aim for 10 lifts with medium weight. Repeat twice.

    ADVANCED Aim for 20 lifts with suitable weight. Repeat three times
    ...
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  • Wrist Curl 3

    Wrist Curl 3

    Place your forearms on a bench with your wrists at the edge of the bench (palms down), with the weight in your hand.

    Using your other hand, you can secure your lower arm in place.

    Relax your wrist, so that the weight lowers then flex the wrist up again.

    Keep the movement smooth, and as large as possible, keeping the forearm on the bench.

    You can use either a dumbbell, barbell or cable pulley to perform this exercise.








    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with light weight. Repeat twice.

    INTERMEDIATE
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with medium weight....
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  • Rope Curl (Forearm, Wrist)

    Rope Curl (Forearm, Wrist)

    Tie a three-foot piece of rope around either a metal or wooden bar, or improvise with a baseball bat.

    Attach a weight to the other end of the rope, and let it hang down towards the floor.

    Using only your wrist muscles, twist the bar around within your hands, lifting the weight all the way up, until it touches the bar.

    Slowly reverse the process, allowing the weight to smoothly lower back down to the floor.

    For safety reasons, make sure that the rope is strong enough, and also stand with your feet outside the weights drop zone, just in case it does fall.




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  • Rotational Ab Exercises For More Power

    Rotational Ab Exercises For More Power

    I'm always surprised when I see golfers in the gym doing basic, "non" golf exercises, typically with machines. This is not the correct approach if you want more power, distance and consistency. One quick tip for more power is incorporating rotational exercises for your core. If you're a golfer, there is no need to do standard crunches, when your golf swing is rotational. The more effective approach is to add a twist to any ab exercise you do, whether it's in the gym or at your home. One simple core exercise I like and do nearly daily in my go...
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  • Single Leg Curl (Hamstrings)
    greghutton
    This is a good exercise to develop your hamstring muscles, without any equipment.

    Support yourself up resting one knee and foot on the floor and both hands slighter wider than shoulder width apart, palms facing forward.

    Keeping one leg off the floor, at about shoulder height, bend at the knee bringing your foot up towards your head.

    Throughout the exercise aim to keep your back straight, and look down towards the floor at all times.

    Repeat on both sides.









    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 10/12 curls each leg, repeated twice

    INTERMEDIATE ...
    01-25-2013, 08:23 PM
  • Sit Ups (abdominals)
    greghutton
    The most common form of abdominal exercise performed to help develop stronger firmer abdominals.

    Remember to read the notes on abdominal techniques for extra guidelines.

    Place your feet in tight towards your bottom, or rest them on a bench, to isolate your abdominals.

    With your hands locked behind your head, keeping your chin off your chest, come up to an angle no more than 30 degrees.

    You should commence the exercise with your shoulders and aim to keep the elbows out by your sides.

    Stop immediately if you feel any pain.









    BEGINNERS
    Aim for...
    06-27-2012, 03:46 PM
  • Tricep Dips
    greghutton
    Sit comfortably on a bench or strong chair. Place your hands by your sides, on the bench, palms down facing forward.

    Place your feet together in front of you, or if you wish to make the exercise harder have your feet on another bench.

    You may wish to lift one leg up to help work the Hip Flexor muscles.

    Bend at the elbow, taking your arms back, whilst lowering yourself up and down.
    Make sure the bench or chair is secure, as they can slide away.

    The movement should be smooth and under control, with the aim to bend your arms to a 90 degree angle.









    ...
    06-27-2012, 03:45 PM
  • Wrist Curl 1
    greghutton
    Place your forearms on a bench with your wrists at the edge of the bench, with the weight in your hand.

    Using your other hand, you can secure your lower arm in place.

    Relax your wrist, so that the weight lowers then flex the wrist up again.

    Keep the movement smooth, and as large as possible, keeping the forearm on the bench.

    You can use either a dumbbell, barbell or cable pulley to perform this exercise.









    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with light weight. Repeat twice.

    INTERMEDIATE
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with medium weight. Repeat...
    06-27-2012, 03:41 PM
  • Wrist Curl 2
    greghutton
    Place your forearms on a bench with your wrists at the edge of the bench, with the weight in your hand.

    Using your other hand, you can secure your lower arm in place.

    Keeping the weight parallel to the floor, turn your wrist inwards then outwards.

    Keep the movement smooth, and as large as possible, keeping the forearm on the bench.





    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 5 lifts with light weight. Repeat twice.

    INTERMEDIATE
    Aim for 10 lifts with medium weight. Repeat twice.

    ADVANCED Aim for 20 lifts with suitable weight. Repeat three times
    ...
    06-27-2012, 09:40 AM
  • Wrist Curl 3
    greghutton
    Place your forearms on a bench with your wrists at the edge of the bench (palms down), with the weight in your hand.

    Using your other hand, you can secure your lower arm in place.

    Relax your wrist, so that the weight lowers then flex the wrist up again.

    Keep the movement smooth, and as large as possible, keeping the forearm on the bench.

    You can use either a dumbbell, barbell or cable pulley to perform this exercise.








    BEGINNERS
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with light weight. Repeat twice.

    INTERMEDIATE
    Aim for 8/12 lifts with medium weight....
    06-26-2012, 09:02 AM
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