Here's an easy way to add accommodating resistance to the floor press using only one band. Try it out and boost your bench press PR.
Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.
Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.
It's hard to beat this simple drill for upper body mobility. Try 50 reps every day.
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.
If your main goal right now is to build strength, avoid this common mistake.
There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.
Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.
Accelerate through your sticking points. Master these three jumps.
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.
Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.
Add an upper-body and core challenge to your sled drags with this tough variation.
Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.
With the squat, you want to break from the knees and hips at the same time. This plyo drill can teach the correct movement pattern and fix bad patterns.
Looks odd, but this classic lift's emphasis on cross-body loads will quickly bolster your core strength. Here's how to do it.
To get the most growth in your quads when using the hack squat, don't lock out at the top.
The pistol squat requires mobility, strength, and balance. If you're not there yet, try the box squat version. Progress by using a lower box.
This is a double duty exercise. First it strengthens your core. Then, when your core is stronger, it's a great unilateral chest exercise.
Rotational core exercise. You need them. Try one of these.
If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.
If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.