Hello I am a cheerleader and was wondering if anyone has any specific exercises for me.
First let me explain what I’m trying to do, I want to get my toss better.
Basically this is what a toss consists of:
1) Start with hands on hips of the girl
2) Dip with the girl and when she jumps stand up
3) As she goes up I extend my arms strait up with her body
4) When my arms are extended I “Flick” with my hands and let go
5) Catch the girl with arms extended over head
A flick is basically like throwing a Frisbee you use your wrist and hands at the same time to throw a little bit more. Also my arms have to be bent the whole time until I catch her.
My problem is I’m not very explosive. Anyone have any exercises that can speed up and add to power of this type of motion? (Basically I want to throw the bitch higher)
Power Cleans seem like they would help you. Here is a link that shows and explains what they are: http://www.theministryoffitness.com/...ims/pclean.htm
Last edited by diesel_dan; 11-11-2005 at 12:04 AM.
push press. clean the barbell and then jerk it for reps
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olympic lifts in general, it seems
Originally Posted by poopboypat
I died when I read this....
What everyone else said. Olympic lifts.
Also, you could try using kettle bells if you have access to them because they might simulate lifting a person more closely than a barbell would.
Last edited by Wierz; 11-11-2005 at 10:12 AM.
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Me too.Originally Posted by poopboypat
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Best way to cheat on deadlifts...
Stand there for a few minutes, then pace back and forth a lot, huff and puff, wait until everybody's looking. Approach the bar. Back off. Approach it again. Back off. Get some water. Chalk up. Approach the bar again. Then spray some more chalk around. Wait until people start losing interest. When nobody's looking, pick it a little off the floor, and slam it down. Jump up and yell "LIGHT WEIGHT BABY". Then give high fives all around. - Belial
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Real nice Nash.Originally Posted by MixmasterNash
He starts talking about cheerleaders and you have to say something about snatch.
I mean really.
But seriously though, everybody was right- hit up your oly lifts.
With strength I burn
ok, thanks for all the responces!!