Monthly Archives: July 2013

Exercise of the Week: Platform Runner

Start with one foot on the platform and exchange with other foot repeatedly using proper running form and posture. One repetition is complete once both feet have touched the box. We recommend performing either 2 sets of 12 reps or … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Lunge Fly

Start facing away from the anchoring point with your feet shoulder-width apart. Extend your arms to the side grasping the handles with your palms facing away from the anchoring point. Keeping your arms extended, perform a lunge. Upon landing, bring … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Obstacles

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, through it, or work around it.” ~Michael Jordan

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Exercise of the Week: Biceps Curl

Love biceps curls but hate dumbbells? Well you’re in luck because they can easily be performed using ExcelCord!  You will need a low anchoring point for this exercise. Face the anchoring point with your feet shoulder width apart. Hold the … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

This video was too crazy not to share.  If you think your day/week is daunting, just watch this preview. If the athletes featured in it can survive the intense terrain and insane mountains on their highline expedition, chances are you … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Hamstring Curl

You might’ve done hamstring curls using a leg curl machine, but with ExcelCord you can do this exercise (and many more!) almost anywhere. So how does one perform a hamstring curl using ExcelCord? Start facing away from the anchoring point … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Shortcuts

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ~Beverly Sills

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Exercise of the Week: Chest Press

Our Exercise of the Week is the Chest Press. As you may have guessed from the name, this exercise targets the chest muscles, but it also works the shoulders and triceps (and core if you perform the more challenging version … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Choice vs. Chance

“It is by choice and not by chances that we change our circumstances.” ~Nadia Sahari  In the spirit of that quote, here’s a short article about Steven Adams’ surprising journey from troubled New Zealand youth to NBA draft pick (and … Continue reading

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