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Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.
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Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.
If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
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Here the stability ball acts as a cam, providing constant, equal tension. Try this instead of cable chops for core work.
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Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.
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To do this correctly, resist forward flexion and stay more upright.
Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.
This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.
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Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.
Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.
Some of the best warm-ups for lifting actually come from the yoga studio. Here are a few that anyone can use. No Lululemon required.
Make one simple modification and you'll get better results. Check it out.
An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.
The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.