Neck Training Preference

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  1. Noodles03

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    When it comes to training the neck, do you prefer using the neck harness or do you prefer doing neck curls with a weighted plate resting on your forehead and behind your head while laying on a bench?
     
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  3. ZanZenith

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    I use bands.
     
  4. Phil Galdong

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    I put a dumbbell on my forehead (with a towel in between) and I lie on a bench and do neck curls.

    For the back of the neck I have a backpack filled with weights, I put the strap around the back of my head, and do standing neck extensions.
     
  5. corpse

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    plates
     
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    Bands and I have this red thing from Title...
     
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    I'm making my own using chains, vinyl hose, straps but I saw this homemade harness which gave me the idea of using pipe insulation instead.
     
  8. Phlog

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    Overhead press and thrash metal.
     
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  10. Agent Mulder's Hair

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    Neck bridges on the street in front of my house.
     
  11. corpse

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    actually for a long time i did isometrics against a wall while holding dumbbells. 30 to 45 seconds or so. this gave me the most size gains. maybe the neck muscles like isos more. i don't know. i worked up to 35 kg and then stopped because it was boring.
     
  12. Sano

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    Like leaning against the wall with your head, trying to keep it in neutral position at a 30-45 degree angle?
     
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    Neck curls with 88 lbs kettlebell in a chain.

    5 X 15 reps
     
  14. corpse

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    yes, exactly. i hit front, back and the sides. i never did isos for the neck again. i liked it because as you said, i could keep the neutral position.
     
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    Thanks, I'll try those out!
     
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    Throw up a video if you can so i can clearly see how to do it

    I think i know but i want to be certain, dont want to be fucking the neck up
     
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    Same lol I don't want to fuck my neck up
     
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    I'm really not joking when I say metal. High reps, bodyweight.
     
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    for me, the isos against the wall felt 10 times safer than doing bridges from all angles. you can keep the neck copletely neutral. i am not a martial artist so i opted for the wall solution.

    now i do just neck nods with either manual resistance or a weight plate and i listen to death metal for 20 years now, which helps to gain size and endurance, lol.

    the wall exercise looks like this:
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    i did this with all 4 directions and added weight when i could do 3 sets of approx. 45 seconds.
     
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