Ramp up this powerlifting accessory exercise with a band to add resistance at the waist and cue yourself to get the hips through. Great for glutes.
Force those hamstrings to grow! Lift with two legs, then overload the negative by lowering with one leg. Switch to both legs when you hit failure.
For this intensity technique, do the concentric part of the exercise on your own, then have your training partner push down during the negative as you resist.
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Finish off leg day with these. Looks easy, but your quads will be on fire.
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If you can plank for more than 30 seconds, you need a more advanced variation. Try this.
Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.
For quad size, do 6 rounds of narrow goblet squats followed by continuous tension hack squats. Rest only 60 seconds between rounds.
Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.
Mark Dugdale uses this depletion circuit as part of his contest prep.
Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.
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The rack pull is an awesome lift. Try it using a trap bar and constant tension, as shown here, along with heavier, dead-stop reps.
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Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.
Looks odd, but this is a great fat-burning finisher. Do 6 reps per side for 8 minutes straight.
Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
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Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.