Work stress leads to bad sleep. And bad sleep saps your willpower and leads to poor food choices at night. Here's how to break the cycle.
Add this to the end of your shoulder workout and get ready to burn and grow.
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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Blow out all your air on the way down and contract hard. Do 10-12 reps.
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Also called the Bradford press, this continuous tension movement is a great delt-day finisher.
Low back acting up? You can still train your lower body hard. Try this.
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Abs respond better to weighted exercises, like this one, which is also called the prisoner crunch.
Finish off leg day with these. Looks easy, but your quads will be on fire.
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.
Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.
Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.
You've heard this myth about high-protein diets repeated by lots of folks. Here's the actual science.
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.
Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.
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Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!