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Weird Dumbbell Inventions


Japanese are famous for some weird and unusual inventions. In the Sphere of fitness the japanese designers and creators managed to invent two wacky devices that should apparently help in building muscles. These inventions using dumbbell are quite funny and original.

Dumbbell Phone
The art of unusual Japanese inventions known as Chindogu brings us an attachment for the telephone! If you wish you were building biceps instead of sitting in your cubical, this dull fitness gadget might be the answer to all of your problems. Sure, you'll look like a fool and everyone in the office will make fun of you. But that's not as important as those giant 12-inch guns you can develop every time you pick up the phone. And also we'll even have one of personal fitness trainers call you every hour on the hour. That's eight workouts for every day you are in the office.

Dumbbell Drinker 

Designer Jin Le certainly has a humorous take on things, coming up with the Dumbbell Sports Drink. This plastic bottle might possibly go a long way in helping us keep the environment clean. Once we're done with the contents inside, there is no need to throw this away as you can always expand its use by virtue of filling it up with soil or water. The exceptional shape turns it into an impromptu dumbbell, letting you work out those biceps while you're at work.

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Neck Training


Neck Muscles

Bodybuilders and athletes know that neck is a very dangerous muscle to train. This is mainly because it can be seriously and quite easily injured. This is why it’s usually safer to let it grow at its own pace. However, there are some who persist on training it, so for them there is a safe way to train it. It is called - neck curls. You lay down on a flat bench, with your head hanging slightly off the bench. Take a weight plate and place it on your forehead. Now, making certain your neck is relaxed and entirely extended downwards, slowly curl your neck upwards, almost like you’re trying to touch your chin to your upper pectorals. Then slowly lower it down. Make certain you aren’t lifting off the bench.

The key to this exercise is to use a moderate weight. Don’t start by throwing on 25pds. Start off just doing them without any weight, then slowly adding. Once you are using a 45pd plate, you are pretty much stuck at that weight. You may want to try putting a dumbbell against your head and doing the movement, but it is not recommended due to too much stress. And remember, neck injuries are quite serious and will hamper your training.
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