Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.
Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.
Build your upper back and lats while strengthening the lockout on your conventional deadlifts.
With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.
Sled drags are great for quads, but you can also use them to get in some bonus back work by pulling your elbows down and back.
Food diaries are helpful, but tedious and time sucking. Researchers have found something that works just as well, and it's kinda fun.
Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.
There's more to core training than crunches. Try this anti-lateral flexion exercise.
Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.
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Does the front side of your shoulder hurt from bench pressing? Most likely your hand position is off. Here's how to fix it.
Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.
Build your chest and improve your lifting mechanics with this bench press variation.
Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.
Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.
Pain vs. discomfort in the gym. Here's why you better know the difference.
This tough core exercise will also build shoulder strength and mobility. Take a look.
Blast those puny triceps and strengthen your core with one exercise.
In this case, a machine is better than free weights. Check this out.
Two simple adjustments will make your dumbbell curls much more effective. Check 'em out.
Want to really test your bench press and chin-up? Try this!
Amit Sapir, world record holding powerlifter and pro bodybuilder, shows you his favorite way to build delts.
For shoulder size, it's more about the pump than lifting super-heavy weights.
Thirty push-ups in three different positions. Can you hang?