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Superior bridge for a greater core and to avoid low back pain- One Leg Bridge plus Chest Press

September 30, 2011
Bridges for greater core. Body Smart from Nomad Editions, click to read. Photo by Beth Bischoff

Bridges for greater core. Body Smart from Nomad Editions, click to read. Photo by Beth Bischoff

Try this exercise from Body Smart, the magazine I write for weekly. This week 1 leg bridges plus chest press, Check this exercise for increased core power, greater upper and lower body strength, stamina, cardiovascular and focus!
Superior bridge for a tighter core and toned legs- One Leg Bridge plus Chest Press
Bridges are a phenomenal core exercise. However Lets take it up a notch. One leg bridge combined with chest press is a great exercise to build a stronger core, firmer thighs, solid buttocks and resilient hamstrings besides a strong chest

From a lying down position with one leg bent, both feet  flat on the floor, the right  leg straight up tighten your core then perform a chest press at the same time your are pushing with your left buttock and back of the thighs lifting your body off the floor keeping the right leg off and straight at all times. Do it ten times then change legs. Advanced can use 10 lbs- 5 sets and Beginners 5lbs-3 sets

BODY SMART FROM NOMAD EDITIONS THE BEST HEALTH MAGAZINE

 

ONE LEG BRIDGE AND CHEST PRESS- GREATER CORE AND PERFORMANCE. TO WATCH THE VIDEO CLICK HERE

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