Exercise Index – Lu Raises For Shoulder Strength & Mobility

My best writings are seen by my loyal email subscribers (37500+). Join my free Newsletter. Thanks for visiting!I’ve been asked about this exercise a lot, it was popularized by the Chinese Olympic Lifting Champion Lu Xiaojun. This is not a new exercise that he invented, it’s existed in training literature since the 1920s, Bill Pearl …

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Exercise Index – Angels Of Death For Fighters With Upper Back Pain

My coach @hyenamuaythai asked me for an exercise for upper back pain, and this is one I recommended. Thoracic pain is common in combat sports, striking does require a rounded over posture by default, and over time this can lead to muscular pain. Add in the physical stress of fighting and potential injury, and you’ve …

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Exercise Index – Incline Bicep Curls, Best Exercise For Fighters, To Prevent Strain From Punching

Most combat sport athletes do not have big biceps, and bicep size does not correspond with the fighting skill. However, bicep strains are common in both striking and grappling. They can happen while punching, they can happen from joint locks, and they have a tendency to become chronic if not addressed, many fights have been …

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Exercise Index – Anterior Tibialis Raise, Best Exercise For Shin Splints

I learned this exercise from @kneesovertoesguy back in 2020. While I never had shin splints, I did find it effective in increasing overall ankle strength, and I still like to do it 1-2 times a week. For people who do have shin splints, or are are having a sprained ankle, this exercise is essential. The …

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