The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.
Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.
Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.
This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.
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Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.
This variation simulates a decline pullover (more range of motion) but with extra core engagement. NFL athlete Jarius Wynn demonstrates.
Nail your quads with this exercise. Be sure to pause 1-2 seconds on the box.
With the squat, you want to break from the knees and hips at the same time. This plyo drill can teach the correct movement pattern and fix bad patterns.
To get the most growth in your quads when using the hack squat, don't lock out at the top.
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Work on your core stability and hip mobility in one movement.
Take it easier on your joints and blast through your sticking points with this technique. You'll wish you'd started doing it sooner.
Build your legs, strengthen your core and upper back, and improve mental toughness with this squat variation.
The best cue is to keep your shoulder blades back and down. The first few reps show the incorrect position. In the last few reps, the shoulder are back and down.
Use this lift to train your deadlift lockout and build your back and traps.
Use this method to build your quads and improve the bottom position of your squat.
These simple cues will make your deadlift feel awesome, keep you safer, and help you pull more weight.
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This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.
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Make the unilateral RDL work even better. Pull your toe towards you.