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How To Develop Neck Strength For Wrestling and Combat Sports

Our last post was about how to build mental toughness. Today we will be learning about some of the exercises that you can do to build up a strong neck.

If you look around any wrestling tournament, you will notice that there are a lot of wrestlers with strong necks. It is one of the important aspects of the sport. By having a strong neck, you will be able to handle a match when your opponent is constantly trying to pull on your head and wear you down. However, most people aren’t born with extremely strong necks, and it is important to do the exercises that will help you to develop a good strong neck.

Some of the best exercises to develop a strong neck are: front bridges, back bridges, bridge flips, and bridge circles. Watch the video to see how these exercises are performed.