Here's how to quickly fix your ugly squat and perfect your form.
Add a band and use a slow, controlled, partial range of motion to keep tension on the abs.
Improve upper back rotation and posture with this simple drill. Do 10 reps per side twice a day.
This variation of the ab rollout is intense because you spend more time in the toughest part of the movement.
If you can do dozens of regular ab wheel rollouts, try this method for even better core strength.
Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.
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Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
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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.
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Bulletproof your body with this lunge variation. Perform alternating lunges while holding the weight on one side only.
Use this modification to make the face pull exercise even more effective.
Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.
Add a band to your dumbbell flyes and pump out more gains.
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This targets the adductors, and it'll help you maintain a neutral lumbo-pelvic complex.
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Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.
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.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.