Just before liftoff, take the slack out by pulling the chest up and pulling the bar against the weights. Listen for the clink.
Get-ups are great for improving stability, core strength, and mobility, and you don't have to have a kettlebell to do them.
There's a lot of misinformation out there about the good ol' ab crunch. Here's the truth, backed by science.
In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.
Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.
Nothing wrecks your training faster than infections and food poisoning. Here's where you're picking up the bad bugs.
Are you leaking strength because of a lagging muscle, or a muscle group that can't stay tight? Probably. Here's how to plug the leak.
Freezing sometimes increases the nutritional value of foods, so stop categorizing frozen food as processed.
Think you have to crush PRs every week to make progress? Not so. Here's the truth.
Here the stability ball acts as a cam, providing constant, equal tension. Try this instead of cable chops for core work.
How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.
Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.
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It's a common problem that can stall fat loss and wreck your health, even if your diet is in check.
Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.
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This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.
Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.
Stand on a plate or study platform, then deadlift. This increases the range of motion, making it one of the toughest lifts out there.
Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.
With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.
Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.