Better With a Friend: Strength-Training Moves That Are More Effective With a Buddy

Better With a Friend: Strength-Training Moves That Are More Effective With a Buddy

Working out with a buddy is definitely more fun| but with partner exercises| you can work your muscles differently and more efficiently. In this move| one partner holds elbow plank while the other does elevated push-ups| resting their feet on their partner’s lower back. Try these moves the next time you’re with a fitness friend.

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Have you ever seen a BOSU ball used like this?

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This is an awesome move for the core. Awesome!

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If dropping back and kicking over in backbend has always been one of your goals| this is a safe (and fun!) way to try it out.

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Ab work for everyone!

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Wow| you definitely have to trust your partner not to jump on you in this partner move.

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Push-ups and planks to the max! I bet the person on the bottom’s arms and core are burning!

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Now this just looks fun| and you can do this partner move anywhere.

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Doing the ab ball pass with a partner makes it a little harder.

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Patty-cake push-ups. Love it!

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Love how the partners move in unison for this move u2014 I’m sure it really inspires both people to keep the pace going.

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If you’re doing this move for the first time| definitely do it over a cushy mat| just in case you fall.

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Taking a game of catch to a whole other level!