Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.
You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.
Stop training one body part a day. Hit every muscle more frequently and build them with this training split.
Combine the best elements of rope pressdowns and straight bar pressdowns to create one hellacious exercise.
Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.
Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.
Part of Neural Charge Training, the frog jump involves the glutes and hamstrings, whereas a vertical jump is more pure quads.
Is hypertrophy your primary goal? Here's how long to rest between sets for maximum gains.
Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.
Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.
Add these to your warm-up: 2-3 sets, 4-6 reps in each direction before any upper body training. Your shoulders will feel great.
If you're deadlifting for overall physique development, which style is best for your goal? Answer here.
Build upper-back strength and improve your grip with this classic but almost forgotten exercise.
You've seen it. You've done it. We all do it. Stop doing it.
Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.
Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.
RDLs are great, but if you're after stronger glutes and hams, this Hammer Strength hack is even better.
The Jefferson deadlift is an old-school classic. Use this variation (staggered stance) to really nail your glutes and hamstrings.
With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.
Get your stopwatch ready. This strategy will help you to eat only when hungry AND avoid overeating at mealtime.
With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.
What would happen if you ate nothing but processed diet foods for a month? This has been studied. The results are terrifying.
The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.
Get stronger by adding pauses to your pull-ups. Pause halfway up, at the top, and again halfway down.