Dial in your hip hinge to master deadlifts, kettlebell swings, pull-throughs and more. Here's how.
The variation of the one-arm row allows you to add rotation and it tweaks the weight distribution for a new stimulus.
Struggle with pull-ups? Don't use a band for assistance. These two methods are better.
Breakfast, early morning workouts, and individual differences. Here's what you need to know.
Try this ab-focused tri-set: stability-ball arch, straight-arm rollout and pike/push-up combo. Great for a crowded gym.
There are two ways people like to think about their workouts. Neither lead to progress. Here's the smart way to approach hard training.
The compound exercise attacks a weak core, improves performance, and stimulates muscle growth. It also prevents injury and builds a rock-solid physique.
Competitive bodybuilding can bring out the best and worst in people. Here's something to think about.
This is a brutal triceps builder. Start with a 2-board close-grip press for 5 reps, then a 3-board for 5 reps, then a 5-board for max reps. The shortening ROM allows you to fatigue and keep going.
Do 4 sets of 15 reps. On the first 10 reps of a set, do normal curls. On the last 5 reps of each set, switch to hammer curls.
In training and in life, the majority seldom gets it right. Maybe it's time to do things differently.
Improve upper back rotation and posture with this simple drill. Do 10 reps per side twice a day.
This variation of the ab rollout is intense because you spend more time in the toughest part of the movement.
A bar takes the ab rollout to the next level. Try a wide grip to hit the chest and shoulders as well as the abs. Have a super strong core? Narrow the grip.
Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.
Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.
Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.
For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.
This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.
Use this modification to make the face pull exercise even more effective.
Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
Two smart, challenging push-up workouts you just gotta try. Check 'em out.