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A bar takes the ab rollout to the next level. Try a wide grip to hit the chest and shoulders as well as the abs. Have a super strong core? Narrow the grip.
If you can do dozens of regular ab wheel rollouts, try this method for even better core strength.
Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.
Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.
Try this bodyweight exercise for glutes and hams. Keep the hips up throughout the whole set. Walk your legs out at an angle, like a V.
Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.
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This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.
This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
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The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.
Sit on the floor, get a full stretch of the lats, then pull with your elbows as far behind you as you can. Arch your low back and get your chest out.
Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.
Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?
Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.
Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.
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A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.
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