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Pronated grip

palms down and knuckles up, same as overhand grip

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supinated grip

palms up and knuckles down, same as underhand grip

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neutral grip

knuckles laterally like a handshake

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alternated grip

one pronated, one supinated

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hook grip

like the pronated grip except that the thumb is positioned under the index and middle fingers

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supine

laying face up

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five-point body contact position

the point needed when doing a supine exercise

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sticking point

the most strenuous movement of a repetition

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structural exercises

those that load the vertebral column and therefore place stress on it

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Valsalva maneuver

involves expiring against a closed glottis, which, when combined with contracting the abdomen and rib cage muscles, creates rigid compartments of fluid in the lower torso and air in the upper torso

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spotter

someone who assists in the execution of an exercise to help protect the athlete from injury

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forced repetitions

also know as partner-assisted reps