Exercise Movement Glossary: Bench Dip

Exercise Movement Glossary: Bench Dip

  Begin holding a seated position shifted a couple of inches off a bench, hands directly underneath the shoulders, and elbows extended and knees straight and locked out (knees straight). Lower your body downward, bending the elbows to a 90 degree angle. Press...
Exercise Movement Glossary: Swing Up

Exercise Movement Glossary: Swing Up

Begin lying on the ground face up, knees bent, feet flat on the floor and arms extended overhead. Swing your arms forward, using the momentum to raise your shoulders and torso off the ground. Touch your wrists to top of your knees. Extend your arms overhead as you...
Exercise Movement Glossary: Air Squat

Exercise Movement Glossary: Air Squat

Begin in a standing position, feet shoulder width apart, toes pointed slightly out from parallel. Keeping your weight on your heels, bend your knees and lower your buttocks down and back, as if being pulled from a belt. Using your arms as a counterbalance, reach...
Exercise Movement Glossary: High Knees

Exercise Movement Glossary: High Knees

Standard: Keeping your weight on your toes, run in place, bringing your knees up toward your chest as high as you can. With your elbows at a 90-degree angle, pump your arms aggressively at your sides, in time with your running movement. Modification: Follow...