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By Bob Weeks

A lighthearted, fact-filled advisor to the roaring online game: curling

Immensely renowned in Canada, curling has captured the hearts of thousands of diehard fanatics all over the world. packed with quirky characters, attention-grabbing proof, interesting heritage, and awesome trivialities, this detailed consultant provides curlers (and fans of the sport) a colourful and sometimes fun examine this singular recreation. With unusual, humorous factoids on each web page, the ebook sheds mild at the long-forgotten Downer Disc, a around curling broom, and the way Charlie Kerr, a Brier roller of the '40s, was once thwarted via the ash from his personal cigar. This different quantity is the final word bonspiel prize for curling fanatics everywhere.Bob Weeks (Toronto, ON) is the editor of the Ontario Curling file and the writer of 3 books.

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The upper arm is vertical, and your elbow is tight against your side. Range: Your hand moves through an arc of approximately 90 degrees, like the hand of a clock moving between 10 and 2 o’clock.  In order to use a dumbbell, you will need to lie flat or recline so that gravity acts in the plane of rotator cuff function (see variations). Va r i a t i o n s Dumbbell External Rotation Lie across a flat exercise bench, resting on your upper back with your elbows in contact with the bench. Holding a dumbbell in one hand, position your forearm vertically upward, elbow bent at 90 degrees.

Narrow hand spacing emphasizes the inner central portion of the chest and requires more effort from the triceps. Wider grips provide a greater stretch, targeting the outer portion of the muscle, and minimize triceps contribution. However, as hand spacing increases, so does the risk of injury. Range of motion: To maximize pectoral work, flare your elbows out wide as the barbell is lowered. A shorter repetition terminating the press just before lockout keeps tension on the pectorals and reduces triceps assistance.

A neutral grip (thumbs up, palms facing each other) emphasizes the pectorals better than a pronated grip (palms forward). Sit on an incline bench. 03a/496799/JenG/R1 facing forward. Press the dumbbells vertically upward until your elbows lock out. Lower the dumbbells to your upper chest. 50 Muscles Involved Primary: Upper pectoralis major Secondary: Anterior deltoid, triceps brachii Anatomic Focus upper chest Trajectory: The angle of incline determines trajectory. As the backrest is raised and the incline increases, the focus shifts progressively higher up the pectoral muscle.

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