Thursday, July 07, 2011

Deadlift and Abs

Today's deadlift workout included an ab exercise called, "Stir-the-Pot". It's been featured in a Men's
Health magazine before, and is attributed to ab and low back expert, Dr. Stuart McGill.

You can watch this exercise and get Dr. McGill's commentary here - PLUS a nice demo of why to
avoid crunches:

=> http://fixyourownback.com/blog/?p=90

One of my favorite advanced mountain climber versions is the "Hands on the Floor, Feet on the Ball
Cross-body Mountain Climber" or even the "EXTREME X-Body Mountain Climber". These are pictured
on my blog at the link below.

=> http://www.ttfatloss.com/abdominal-exercises/exercises/

Today's Kickbutt Mindset Tip:
"We make the world we live in and shape our own environment."-Orison Marden. Like it or not, the
life we lead is because of the choices we make. These are the friends we have. This is how we decided
to spend our time and take care of ourselves. If we want our lives to change, we have to take
responsibility for the world we create.

Today's Independence Tips:
Don't be afraid to take a stand for what you believe in.

And

All the emails and phone calls in the world cannot beat a face-to-face meeting.

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS
Certified Turbulence Trainer

2 comments:

Leo Williamson said...

Just a quick note of encouragement -- I notice you don't get many comments, but thanks for all you give to your loyal readers!

Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS said...

Thanks Leo, greatly appreciated.

C