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Jeremy Klinkhamer

7 Responses to “Push Pull Exercise”

  1. July 10, 2014

    johnhoyle

    Greetings Jeremy Good to hear from you again would push ups do almost the same thing or do we need the tube

    • Hi John,
      Good question. No, this is not going to produce the same effects as a normal push-up. The resistance with a push-up is geared toward your chest and arm muscles. This exercise has resistance outward as shown when the tubing is pulled apart. This outward resistance is meant to target the postural muscles between the shoulder blades and around the mid-back. Targeting these muscles will build endurance, strength and awareness of the proper postural muscles needed to do perfect push-ups and rows. You’ll see the correlation in videos to come.
      Thanks,
      Jeremy Klinkhamer, PT

  2. Jeremy ,
    This is fantastic exercise to cure slouched backs .
    I ‘ve seen on ROGER FREDERICK’s site an instrument called the “POSTURIZER “.
    It’s basically a padded bar you put behind your neck to straighten your hunched back :only it doesn’t bring into play the muscles between your shoulders (The trap├Ęzes muscles)

    • Hi Raymond,
      Good observation. Stetching for better posture is great but actual change and awareness won’t happen until we strengthen the muscles that extend our mid-back and retract our shoulder blades. This exercise will certainly help.
      Jeremy Klinkhamer, PT

  3. July 10, 2014

    johnhoyle

    Greetings again Where would i get the tube ?

    • Any sporting goods store will have this kind of tubing. I think I got this from Wal-Mart next door even. It’s nothing fancy… very basic.

  4. I attempted to respond to your email response of 7/5/16, regarding a possible DVD, (comment-12837) but was unsuccesful so a quick answer here.

    The exercise shown here looks to me to be very beneficial.

    I have over 17 presentations saved and like hip, shoulder rotational, strength and, stability and strength exercises, If there was a DVD available one could focus on a specific area and change as needed.

    I hope you do proceed , but regardless, your program is MOST helpful.

    Thank you,
    Robert Gibson

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