Mind Muscle Spirit ambassador Mindy Harley discusses her tips for a strong mindset such as taking responsibility for your actions, recognizing when you need to be open to learning new things, consistent gratitude, start journaling, and consistently practice a good mindset. These are all things your can incorporate into your everyday habits to help your mindset stayed focused and thoughts grounded.
Cable Tricep Pulldowns (single arm) Start by placing a rope attachment on a cable pulley on the highest height setting.Stand facing the weight stack and grasp the rope handle with and underhand grip. Keeping your back straight, your abs drawn in, and your knees slightly bent, push down your arm down until it is straight. You should feel the stretch in the tricep muscle. Slowly return to the starting position. Repeat for desired number of reps.
Overhead Tricep Extensions Begin by attaching a rope to a cable stack set at the highest height possible and assume a standing position. Doing a split stance, grasp the rope overhead with palms facing in, and lean forward by hinging at the hips. Start the movement by extending the elbows and flexing the triceps, return to starting position. Repeat for desired number of reps.
Nordic Hamstring Curls Begin by kneeling on a pad (for knee comfort) or using a machine as shown in the video. Slowly lowering under control while the ankles are held in place by a partner or the pads on a machine using a loaded barbell, or any other immovable object (like a weight bar as shown). Then extend the hamstring muscles to lean forward, lean forward from the knee, not from the hip. The movement should be slow and controlled. Come as forward or low to the floor as you can
Barbell Bicep Curl (with lower back support) Begin by standing up straight with an exercise ball between your lower back and a wall. With a barbell on the floor in front of your feet lower down and pick up the barbell holding it in front of the hips with both arms fully extended. Keep your elbows close to your torso and rotate the palms of your hands until they are facing forward. This will be your starting position. Now, keeping the upper arms stationary, exhale and curl the weights while