Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.
The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.
Prepare your shoulders for heavy lifting with this tri-set.
Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.
Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.
Looks like partials aren’t so bad after all. Here’s how and why you should start adding them to your squats.
Looks odd, but it's brutal on the quads due to the constant tension, even at the top of the rep.
Big bench pressers use this movement to build the upper back and protect shoulder health.
There's a much better way to train the core and obliques. Take a look.
Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.
Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.
The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.
For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.
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Lucky enough to have a glute-ham raise machine around? Awesome. Now use it correctly. Here's how.
If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.
This dip variation not only looks cool, it teaches you to perfect your form and prevent sag on regular dips. Hits your core too.
This complex (a continuous series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a deadlift, a snatch, two overhead squats, and a snatch balance.
For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.
This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.
Get stronger from the floor. This exercise combines deficit deadlifts (standing on a plate or platform) with farmers walk handles for a new stimulus.
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Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.
An upper body injury can even make traditional squats impossible. The fix? Belt squats.