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Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.
This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.
The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.
Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.
Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.
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One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.
Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.
You should feel this variation almost entirely in your glutes. Start with body weight for around 10 reps.
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Here's a quick overview that'll help you work your way up to a full muscle-up.
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This high intensity metcon workout involves the entire body and demands extended repetitive effort. Try it!
Burn fat and strengthen your core at the same time with this full-body routine.
Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.
Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.
Science shows that certain compounds improve body comp on their own, but work synergistically when combined with exercise.
It's a common mistake. Here's what it looks like and how to fix it.
Yes, your workout needs structure. But it also needs to be flexible, which often leads to more gains. Here's why and how to do it.
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When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.
If you want to build muscle and reap the benefits of unilateral work, start out by doing it like this.
The key is that it's not a bounce; it's a one-second pause. Tension is maintained and the bar is lowered under control.