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Old 02-14-2013, 07:05 PM   #1
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1) Can you do this?
2) How long can you hold it?


Legs straight, chest off floor, arms back, head faces down (don't strain the neck)...some people can't even manage to get both the legs and the upperbody off the floor simultaneously...if that happens to be the case, I'll give some tips later, should anybody want them.


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Old 02-14-2013, 09:20 PM   #2
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Flat abs would definitely help. It would be like balancing on a Bosu ball for me
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:28 PM   #3
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Flat abs would definitely help. It would be like balancing on a Bosu ball for me
I was thinking the same thing.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:09 PM   #4
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[QUOTE=5kgLifter;324855]1) Can you do this?
2) How long can you hold it?


Legs straight, chest off floor, arms back, head faces down (don't strain the neck)...some people can't even manage to get both the legs and the upperbody off the floor simultaneously...if that happens to be the case, I'll give some tips later, should anybody want them.


1) Zero Seconds
2) Zero point Zero Seconds

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Old 02-14-2013, 10:26 PM   #5
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it's a trap, you can see the invisible strings holding him up j/k
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If you guys want a good laugh, I will video myself doing that tomorrow.
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1) yes
2) Count of 20, so probably 15-17 seconds
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I can quite easily, but my hamstrings don't like it.
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I can quite easily, but my hamstrings don't like it.
Same here, cramp-city in my posterior chain =) Might work better when Im not sore from squatting though.
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