Exercises for Both Strength & Flexibility

If you compete and train in a martial art, then both strength & flexibility are valuable physical assets that you will no doubt want to build & develop.

Create a more functional workout and kill 2 birds with 1 proverbial stone with these exercises.

Remember to warm up and build up your strength & flexibility gradually. You can definitely injure yourself doing some of these exercises:

Bridges

 

Great for shoulder strength and hip mobility.

Can place stress on the lower back.

 

Weighted Downward Dog

Hindu Press Ups

Sumo Squats

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Overhead Squats

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Overhead Lunges

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About Drew

MMA, Fitness & Marketing enthusiast from North Wales, UK. A Stoic Hippy with no hair. Not to boast but - 1st Class Degree in Sports Science from Loughborough, MSc in Nutrition from the University of Liverpool. 20 years experience of weight & fitness training.
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