TITLE

PRESS YOUR HAMS

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Nov2003, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an effective leg exercise technique from Jim Stoppani, science editor of "Muscle & Fitness." Position of toes when executing the technique.
ACCESSION #
10887318

 

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