Category Archives: Exercise of the Week

Exercise of the Week: High Knees

Most of you probably already know how to do high knees (they’re pretty self-explanatory). But there are two things you should focus on to make them the most effective. First, make sure you are keeping your core tight and swinging … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Toe Touch

Our Exercise of the Week is the Toe Touch. Start lying with your back flat on the ground, arms and legs raised so they form a 90 degree angle with the ground as pictured above. As always, the cords should … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Lunge Flex

Start in push up position with your core tight and hips low. Bring your foot straight up and place it to the outside your hand for a one count before returning your foot and alternating. For an added challenge, perform a … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: External Rotation

Today’s Exercise of the Week is one you’re likely very familiar with if you’re a baseball pitcher. This exercise will help strengthen your rotator cuff. For this exercise, your ExcelCord anchoring point should be at waist height. Start facing the … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Step Ups

Start with feet shoulder width apart then step on to platform with entire foot and lift back knee towards chest. Repeat with the opposite leg. There are three progressions for this exercise. First, increase the resistance. If you’ve never done … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Reverse Lunge Row

With ExcelCord, the Reverse Lunge Row no longer needs to be confined to the gym; you can do it anywhere you can find a sturdy anchoring point!    Start facing the anchoring point with your feet shoulder width apart holding … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Rocker Drill

Happy May Day! Today’s Exercise of the Week, the rocker drill, is for pitchers.  In a wide athletic stance point your front toe toward your target keeping your back foot parallel with the pitching rubber. With your hands separated, rock … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Calf Raises

Today’s Exercise of the Week is very simple and can be performed at the gym or at home. Below you’ll find a GIF of a woman doing calf raises as well as a video explaining how to make them a … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: The Cobra

Today’s Exercise of the Week is good for the body and it feels great!

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Exercise of the Week: Static Flex

This is another one of those exercises that is simple to understand but difficult to perform. In other words, it looks easier than it is. Try it out and let us know what you think! Raise both legs off the … Continue reading

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