3 Body-Weight Exercises That Aren’t Part of Your Workout—but Should Be

Dec 12 / Build Muscle

The three exercises shown in the video above are inspired by gorillas. Now, you can roll your eyes and write off these movements as silly. Or you can give them a shot. Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour recommends the latter. That’s because these movements promote shoulder, wrist, and hand strength, core stability, and total-body mobility. They can also spice up your standard routine, challenging your mind and body in new ways and spurring muscle growth. And those results are anything but silly.

The three exercises shown in the video above are inspired by gorillas.

Now, you can roll your eyes and write off these movements as silly. Or you can give them a shot.

Men’s Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour recommends the latter. That’s because these movements promote shoulder, wrist, and hand strength, core stability, and total-body mobility.

They can also spice up your standard routine, challenging your mind and body in new ways and spurring muscle growth.

And those results are anything but silly.