▶️ The 5 Worst Exercise Machines and What To Do Instead

Sure, many exercise machines don’t suck. The right ones will overload muscles (not joints) while requiring less stability. But think of the big picture. Long-term gains require consistent training, and consistent training requires you to remove inherently high-risk, low-benefit exercises. Here are the crappiest machines and better alternatives.

Eric Bach

00:00 The 5 Worst Exercise Machines
00:06 1 - Triceps Press
00:17 Option A - Try Dumbbell Drop-Set Dip
00:32 Option B - Cable Triceps Pushdown with Isohold
00:46 2 - Seated Trunk Twist
00:55 Option A - Single-Arm Carry
01:01 Option B - Copenhagen Plank
01:06 Option C - Half-Kneeling Banded Pallof Press
01:16 3 - Seated Press
01:24 Option A - Floor Slide followed by
01:30 Option B - Iso-Dynamic Lateral Raise
01:47 4 - Seated Ab Crunch
01:55 Option A - Cable Crunch
02:11 Option B - Knee Tuck
02:34 5 - Abduction/Adduction Machine
02:45 Option A - Side-Lying Adduction
03:01 Option B - Seated Band Abduction
03:06 Option C - Lateral Band Walk
03:20 Option D - Cossack Squat
03:31 Option E - Glute L-Bridge
03:50 Option F - Lateral Sled Drag

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