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Bodyweight Training Anatomy-iPhone

Bodyweight Training Anatomy-iPhone

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    Table of Contents

    Arms
    Short-Lever Inverted Curl
    Biceps Chin-Up

    Shoulders and Neck
    Feet-Elevated Pike Push-Up
    Push-Back
    Manual Neck Isohold

    Chest and Back
    Elevated Push-Up
    Side-to-Side Push-Up
    Side-to-Side Pull-Up
    Towel Pull-Up
    Modified Inverted Row

    Core
    Superman
    Front Plank
    Bicycle

    Glutes
    Glute Bridge
    Side-Lying Hip Raise
    Donkey Kick

    Legs
    Single-Leg Box Squat
    Step-Up
    Sumo Squat

    About the Author

    Bret Contreras, MS, CSCS, has become known in the strength and conditioning industry as The Glute Guy because of his expertise in helping clients develop strong, shapely glutes. He is currently pursuing a PhD in sport science at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, where he has studied under biomechanics expert John Cronin. Contreras has conducted numerous electromyography experiments in his research.

    As the former owner of Lifts Studio in Scottsdale, Arizona, Contreras worked closely with hundreds of clients ranging from sedentary people to elite athletes, and he invented a glute-strengthening machine called the Skorcher. He currently trains figure competitors, writes programs for clients from all over the world, and consults for various professional sport teams.

    Contreras is a distinguished lecturer in strength and conditioning, presenting at many conferences throughout the United States, including the 2013 NSCA Personal Trainer Conference. He is a peer-reviewed author and regular contributor to well-known industry publications including Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Oxygen, and MuscleMag. Oxygen magazine voted him the Glute Expert in their 2010 glutes edition. Contreras maintains The Strength of Evidence Podcast, where he discusses important topics in strength and conditioning, and a popular blog at www.BretContreras.com.