Use this exercise combo with higher reps (8 or more) to build your calves and boost athletic performance.
Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.
For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.
This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.
Use this modification to make the face pull exercise even more effective.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
Add a band to your dumbbell flyes and pump out more gains.
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The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.
This targets the adductors, and it'll help you maintain a neutral lumbo-pelvic complex.
Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?
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Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.
Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.
For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.
A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
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A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.
Strengthen your glutes and hamstrings with the sumo deadlift. Here's how it's done.
Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.
Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.