The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.
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Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!
Pull a ton of weight off the floor... or at least a whole lot more than you do now. Follow these rules.
Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.
Can you do all five of these things? You should be able to. Check the list.
Your posterior chain contains a ton of musculature and you're probably not training all of it. Here are two lifts you should be doing.
These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.
Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.
Two birds, one stone. Two muscle groups, one exercise. Check this out and give it a shot.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
Set a timer and ramp up your deadlifting volume with Sadiv sets. Here's how.
If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.
Fructose can make you fat and even affect mental capabilities. Here's what you can take to protect yourself.
Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.
Find front squats uncomfortable? Try them with straps.