Learn the Advanced Kung Workouts
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So when we do this exercise, we want to remember to keep your shoulders against the mat and just your head up off the ground. We are strengthening our neck muscles and you just want to turn side to side keeping a steady movement. As we go through the jab, cross hook, round kick you want to remember to always keep one leg in front for the start of each combination. You want to try and do your punches from your root, from your foot rather than just working the arms. You want to have good coordination here and when we throw the round kick, you want to try and relax the upper part of the body letting the leg come up. Each time we finish the combination you want to remember to reverse stance and do the workout in the opposite stance. Here we go to the alligator push up. It's important to start this exercise with your feet and your hands close enough together so you are butt gets high enough off the grounds so that you can actually scoop down and back up. I am doing the modified version where you see I just scoop down and I just come back up. Max is going to scoop down and scoop back for the more advanced version. In this exercise it is important that when you change level meaning when you get lower to keep your back straight and when you come up and throw the side knee, come out and around to the front so you work your inner thigh muscles and stay on the balls of your feet. You can also use the upper body to counter the knee coming up and around. This is a great oblique workout and you want to remember to try and time the movement so that your hand and feet meet right in the middle. Take your time with this, opposite hand to opposite foot, opposite hand to opposite foot. Here we are with Jab cross front knee, rear knee. With this exercise just try it slowly a couple of times until you get the feel for it and then as you get the flow, you could speed it up a little bit more, but it's important just to keep the movement steady and keep the cardio going, and stand the balls of the feet. Don't forget to breathe, take deep steady breathe in and out, you want to keep your core tight and don't rush this movement. It's important that you just do this movement at you own pace. Use your muscles; use your entire body just to steady yourself and balance. This is the same exact exercise on the other side and remember breathing is key here throughout all the exercises breathing is key. You never ever want to hold your breathe. We are working out, we are not trying to make ourselves pass out. So remember deep breathe in, and breathe out and just wait until you are ready to lift up that leg. Side kick shoot. Every time you shoot in right after you change your level of meaning when you get lower you want to keep your back straight. So you could do that by trying to arch your lower back and keep your chest up to the sky. And when you do your side kick you want to try and just balance off the leg you are standing on turning the heel out a bit, letting the leg shoot out and the head kind of balanced by shooting out behind you and as with all our exercises and fighting stances, you always want to do it southpaw then orthodox.
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