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Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.
Stop grabbing your neck and cranking your head to the side to stretch it. Here's a better way.
Train three of the foundational movements patterns by adding these drills into your warm-up.
Improve hip mobility and strength with this exercise.
Looks simple enough, but this is one of the toughest hamstring exercises there is.
Warm up your shoulders and keep them mobile with this drill. Walk your feet out or elevate them to increase the challenge.
Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.
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Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.
Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.
It's not about how high the box is. It's about how explosive you are from the ground.
Build strength and set new personal records using compensatory acceleration training. Here's how.
Stay upright and avoid bouncing to make this a very effective shrug variation.
Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.
Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. Here's how.
There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.
No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.
This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.
This is a great accessory exercise to strengthen your deadlift. Or use it for building your upper back and traps.
After your mobility and stability work, use these drills to improve your Olympic lifting technique.
This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.
After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.
Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.