GO Green Fit: Overall Body Strength

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For this workout, our Instagram fitness guru combines muscle ups and bar muscle ups with wall balls. All are great exercises that are difficult to perform, but great and nearly unrivaled when it comes to building up your overall body strength. Both muscle ups and bar muscle ups focus on your upper body, their combination of a pull-up and a dip making an intense motion for your chest and arms to pull of. And while wall balls might look like they’re only good for your lower body, they work your upper body as well.

To properly execute a muscle-up, begin with a false grip and then use your chest to pull up. You should then rotate over the rings and proceed into the dip portion of the movement. The bar variation isn’t much different, and ideal if you have trouble with kicking when doing ring muscle ups. They are one of the best crossfit exercises out there, and crossfit in general is great for overall body strength. When doing wall balls, have your feet shoulder-width apart and hold the ball up at your chest. From there you descend into a squat and get ready to spring up, throwing the ball as you do.

Check out the video to see our trainer executing these exercises perfectly to improve his overall body strength. Which of these two exercises do you hate to love to do? Or is it the other way around? Share your thoughts in the comments below, or by tweeting us @underwearexpert.

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