The three exercises shown in the video above are inspired by gorillas.

Now, you can roll your eyes and write off these movements as silly. Or you can give them a shot.

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Men's Health Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour recommends the latter. That's because these movements promote shoulder, wrist and hand strength, core stability and total-body mobility.

They can also spice up your standard routine, challenging your mind and body in new ways and spurring muscle growth.
And those results are anything but silly.

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