Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.
Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.
Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.
Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.
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Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.
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Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. 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.
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This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.
Resistances plus eccentric loading: this advanced exercise will hit your abs in whole new way.
Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.
Accelerate through your sticking points. Master these three jumps.
This variation of the press has you starting from a dead-stop every rep. Great for strength gains and working on weak points in the range of motion.
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Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.
This variation of the pullover will build core strength in a whole new way. NFL athlete Fernando Velasco demonstrates.
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Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.
This variation simulates a decline pullover (more range of motion) but with extra core engagement. NFL athlete Jarius Wynn demonstrates.