FEOW – Push Ups

FEOW – HOW TO DO PUSH UPS Exercise of the Week – Push Ups • Assume the classic push up position, with your weight on your hands and balls of the feet. • Space your hands just wider than shoulder width apart • Keeping your back straight, bend your elbows to lower yourself to the floor. • When your chest is just off the floor, push yourself back up to the starting position. • Always start with regular pushups • If you need to go to your knees, then do so but finish the allotted time Connect with Funk Roberts Facebook (Main): http://www.facebook.com/funkrobertsfitness Subscribe to this Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MARCROOPS Twitter: @funkrobertsfit Instagram: @funkroberts Website (Main): http://www.funkrobertsfitness.com

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK – DUMBBELL SHOULDER PRESS

DUMBBELL SHOULDER PRESS We were shooting our new MMA Conditioning program videos this weekend and thought I would introduce Flex Marks as he instructed the Dumbbell Shoulder press for the program. As you may know, I include dumbbell shoulder presses in many of my workouts and found that there were a couple of tweaks I needed to make to ensure that I was getting the most out of the exercise and preventing any shoulder injuries. Did you know that the shoulder complex is the #1 injured area of the body for people who train with weights? If you have shoulder pain, please make sure to click the link to fix it with info from this Free Video Series the 5 Worst Exercises for Your Shoulders. Dumbbell Shoulder Press Video The 5 Worst Exercises For Your Shoulders & How To Fix Them – http://tinyurl.com/funk-shoulder-pain Shoulder Pain Fellow Canadian, Rick Kaselj and friend Mike Westerdal, has put together this fun little quiz to test your knowledge about BAD shoulder exercises and a 5 video series. Exercise #2 is this week’s FEOW above. Fix your shoulder pain so you can get back to pain-free workouts while avoiding expensive and time consuming appointments, medication and surgery. If you are delaying the start of your workouts or any of my programs because of shoulder injuries, then this is a great solution to help with shoulder problems you may be having. They’ll simply avoid certain exercises altogether or they’re taking time off from the gym hoping things will get better on their own. It can be very frustrating to deal with even a nagging injury that doesn’t require surgery. Shoulder strains are the most common diagnosis when people do decide to visit a health care provider. Instead of avoiding certain exercises altogether to taking time off from training learn what exercises to stay away from and the how to perform the effect shoulder exercises.

Exercise of the Week: Burpees

BURPEE INSTRUCTIONAL BURPEES • Begin in a squat position with hands on the floor in front of you • Kick your feet backwards until you are in the push up position maintaining a straight back. • Without pausing, jump your feet back forward between your hands and jump up as high as you can. • Return to the start position • Make sure you explode up into the air • You should maintain a fast pace for this exercise • Aim for at least 12-15 repetitions per 30 seconds