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Isometric Back Strength Challenge

Isometric Back Strength Challenge

This challenge is a measure of back strength. Equipment required: Table top or padded bench as found in a gym. Procedure: Competitors must lie face down on a bench, with their upper body from the waist hanging over the end of the bench. The subject's feet must be held or fastened down, and the arms by their side or behind the back. When ready, they must bring their body up to the horizontal position, and hold this for as long as possible. HOLD THE HORIZONTAL POSITION AS IN THE VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfD6TXgqFqA&feature=fvw...   more details

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    Strongabs569

    Strongabs569

    5 mins 10.0 secs

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    marien

    marien

    4 mins 0.0 secs

    I improvised on the chair! Heavier than the bank! Last 10 seconds Video stopped!

  • 3
    Bear

    Bear

    3 mins 28.0 secs

    while watching flyers

  • 4 AngeloBorreggine

    AngeloBorreggine

    3 mins 3.0 secs

    after a serious back workout........

  • 5 Moosa

    Moosa

    3 mins 2.0 secs

    my back is sore

  • 6 DagobertoChapa

    DagobertoChapa

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  • 7 Sylvattica

    Sylvattica

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  • 8 Pikey

    Pikey

    2 mins 20.0 secs

    Shit! not gud enough

  • 9 John Feelgood

    John Feelgood

    2 mins 10.0 secs

    Next time I try harder

  • 10 Worthster

    Worthster

    1 mins 50.0 secs

    not happy with that score!

  • 11 PhilFit

    PhilFit

    1 mins 28.0 secs

    3 place

  • 12 Capello

    Capello

    1 mins 18.0 secs

    Get in there

  • 13 BradDawson

    BradDawson

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    first effort

  • 14 Abu Aqilah

    Abu Aqilah

    1 mins 10.0 secs

  • 15 AndyWeaver

    AndyWeaver

    1 mins 0.0 secs

    3 sets of 1 minute as part of a WOD at crossfit. Will go for 2 minutes and video next time.

  • 16 vanes38f

    vanes38f

    0 mins 12.0 secs

    12 second hold on first one off end of couch at hip justing holding...... will try multiples tomo...

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All about this challenge

Profile pic: PersonTrainer Challenge created by:
PersonTrainer

Challenge for: all

Challenge goal: increase strength

Challenge targets: core

Level: suitable for all competitors

Age: 16 to 100 years of age

Here's what you need to do to take part:

This challenge is a measure of back strength.

Equipment required: Table top or padded bench as found in a gym.

Procedure: Competitors must lie face down on a bench, with their upper body from the waist hanging over the end of the bench. The subject's feet must be held or fastened down, and the arms by their side or behind the back. When ready, they must bring their body up to the horizontal position, and hold this for as long as possible.
HOLD THE HORIZONTAL POSITION AS IN THE VIDEO:


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