Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!
Strengthen your posterior chain and your overall strength will skyrocket. Try these proven good morning exercises.
Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
Prime your nervous system, boost performance, and increase joint health with this warm-up.
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.
Injured and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.
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.
Your set doesn't have to come to an end when you hit failure. Here's how to up the challenge and extend the set.
Step back with one leg. As you come back up, lift the dumbbell with the thigh: flex your hip and raise your knee just above a 90-degree angle with the floor.
Obesogens are endocrine disrupters that change your body chemistry and make you fat. Here's where they're hiding and how to avoid them.
If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
Flyes using rings, TRX, or Blast Straps are highly effective, but you can make them even better by setting the rings further apart. This really scorches the pecs.
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.
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.
This seated variation of the box jump helps athletes develop power from the ground up.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.
Combine the best elements of rope pressdowns and straight bar pressdowns to create one hellacious exercise.
Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.
Here's a great trick to use to get your bar placement right for front squats.
Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.