Macebell Exercises: Spears, Gravediggers and Pendulums
Macebell exercises will do more for you than just make you strong, they’ll awaken the ancient warrior that lives within you. Here are three Macebell exercises to challenge your core, shoulders and inner spirit.
3 Macebell Exercises to Master
Macebell Exercise #1: Spears
Spears are an excellent macebell exercise that simulates the spearing motion that would have been used by the ancient Spartan and Roman warriors in battle. The spearing motion requires a strong stable base and fully engages the core. The ballistic nature of the motion will also challenge your cardio capacity.
Macebell Exercise #2: Gravediggers
Gravediggers, as the name implies, simulate a shoveling motion. Anyone who has shoveled rock all day knows that this motion is challenging for every muscle in the upper body; that is, the shoulders, forearms, upper back, core, etc. Like the spear exercise, this macebell exercise also requires a strong stable base and will also provide your legs and lungs with a strong burn.
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Macebell Exercise #3: Pendulum Swings
Pendulums are probably the most famous Macebell exercise of them all. Just open social media and search Macebell Swings and you will see thousands of videos of unconventional athletes swinging the macebell, and for good reason. The Pendulum Swing builds shoulder strength while also opening up the shoulder, elbows and wrists for greater mobility. The Macebell Exercise is also incredibly hard on the forearms and grip; especially at the top of the movement.
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