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Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.
How long should you rest between sets? If your main goal is strength, follow the guidelines here.
This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.
Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.
Add these to your warm-up: 2-3 sets, 4-6 reps in each direction before any upper body training. Your shoulders will feel great.
Do 25-40 reps before rows and deadlifts to activate the entire posterior shoulder girdle and prepare your body for heavy pulls.
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This method involves doing 5 reps followed by a 5-second hold at the top, then 4 reps with a 4-second hold, then 3, 2, and 1 in the same manner.
Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.
Do this at the dinner table to allow insulin to deliver nutrients to muscle instead of fat.
Build upper-back strength and improve your grip with this classic but almost forgotten exercise.
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.
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Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.
Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.
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Build your upper back and lats while strengthening the lockout on your conventional deadlifts.
With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.
Get your stopwatch ready. This strategy will help you to eat only when hungry AND avoid overeating at mealtime.
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.