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    Core strength, human flag poles etc.?

    To be able to do things like human flag poles, planche pushups and other stuff that requires insane ab strength would it be better to do dynamic ab exercises like crunches etc. or more static like planks?
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    This is a pretty lame goal IMO, the only guys I've seen who can flagpole look like holocaust survivors. Is that really what you want?
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    Originally Posted by TimHarrison View Post
    This is a pretty lame goal IMO, the only guys I've seen who can flagpole look like holocaust survivors. Is that really what you want?
    o rly?

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    Originally Posted by 7399martyn View Post
    very nice
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    probably combo of both, for gymnastics i have to do a lot of both and they both help with stuff like that.
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    flags are for flagpoles
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    Lol, this was actually one of my goals a while back.. Basically when I started training.. I got it, I can hold it for 15 or so seconds (last time i checked).

    I never did any specific training for it since i was new to lifting, and had no idea what to do...

    But you can look on youtube for guides on how to progress in them.
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    Congrats, But I stand by my statement that most of the guys flagpoling aren't that strong, Most are just light with chicken legs.
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    Originally Posted by TimHarrison View Post
    Congrats, But I stand by my statement that most of the guys flagpoling aren't that strong, Most are just light with chicken legs.
    Wrong I'm afraid, because my legs are pretty heavy. I find it all depends on your core, you're shoulders, you're forearms and you're technique.. I was doing them so much I had to stop, really ****ed up my elbow :/
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    Originally Posted by gonnabemassive View Post
    Wrong I'm afraid, because my legs are pretty heavy. I find it all depends on your core, you're shoulders, you're forearms and you're technique.. I was doing them so much I had to stop, really ****ed up my elbow :/
    Hence the word 'most'
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