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.
Can you build muscle as well as brain power? Yep. Here's the type of training that has the most neuroprotective effects.
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.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
Known as box breathing in military circles, this technique can also be used by lifters to improve performance. Check it out.
As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.
Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.
Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.
Keep your feet low, heels closer together and toes pointed out to really hit the vastus lateralis.
Farmer's walks are great. Now take that idea to the next level with this loaded carry variation.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
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.
Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!
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.
One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.
Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.