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Nordic

Nordic exercise is a strength-building workout targeting hamstrings and glutes. Involving kneeling and body movement, it enhances stability and control. Despite initial difficulty for beginners, it's essential for lower body power and muscle definition.
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Nordic instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Find a sturdy object, like a pole or someone's legs, to secure your feet under. Kneel and place your hands on your hips.
2
Lean forward slowly while keeping your body straight from your knees to your head.
3
Fight against the temptation to bend at the hips as you lean forward.
4
Once you're parallel to the ground or can't maintain a straight body, use your hands to push yourself back up and repeat.
5
Do not rush the movement - it should be a slow, controlled fall forward.
Find a sturdy object, like a pole or someone's legs, to secure your feet under. Kneel and place your hands on your hips.
Lean forward slowly while keeping your body straight from your knees to your head.
Fight against the temptation to bend at the hips as you lean forward.
Once you're parallel to the ground or can't maintain a straight body, use your hands to push yourself back up and repeat.
Do not rush the movement - it should be a slow, controlled fall forward.
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