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: Lunge

Exercise Movement Glossary: Lunge

Begin in a standing position with hands on your hips. Take an aggressive step backward with the right foot, gently “kissing” your back knee to the ground. Keeping the front left knee over the toe, drive through the forward heel to a standing position....

Exercise Movement Glossary: Burpee

Begin standing with feet shoulder width apart. Squat down and place hands on the ground just inside your feet. Jump back to a plank position. Perform a push up. Jump forward with feet outside your hands. Jump up and touch your hands...