Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.
Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.
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This accessory exercise for the deadlift will strengthen your spinal erectors. This helps you to deadlift heavier while keeping your spine stable and safe.
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This spine-friendly variation of the stir-the-pot exercise (normally done on a stability ball) fires up those deep core muscles often missed by most ab exercises.
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Haven't nailed a muscle-up yet? Use this variation to work your way up and get a feel for it.
These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.
Build your upper back and lats while strengthening your core at the same time.
Choose rep ranges like this to organize your training for better gains.
In this joint-friendly hip thrust variation, you'll target your hamstrings as well as your glutes.
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