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Old 10-14-2008, 10:31 AM   #1
David Ryan Thomas
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parallettes

What exercises do you do on them. Are they primarily for gymnastics.
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Old 10-14-2008, 10:41 AM   #2
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Re: parallettes

Push ups
Hand stand push ups
Seated Dips
Seated L Dips
use them to jump over sideways and do burpees

Throw um at the dog when he chews on my rubber bumper plates
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Re: parallettes

L-sit/L-seat
wrist relief for hand balancing practice (handstand, planche development)
put a few of them side by side and you have a bench
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Old 10-14-2008, 06:26 PM   #4
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Re: parallettes

Burpees. Saw on a thread here once that raising the hands slightly in the burpee can assist in avoiding lower back pain (which I sometimes would get from them). Have found that helpful. But mainly push-ups (for me anyway). 1 good deep one is worth at least double without the parallettes.
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