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The thoracic extensors stabilize the spine during squats and deadlifts. Try these accessory exercises to strengthen them.
Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.
Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.
Mark Dugdale uses this depletion circuit as part of his contest prep.
Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.
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Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
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Toss this conditioning finisher in at the end of your next upper-body workout to burn some extra fat. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
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Hold one side isometrically in the contracted position at the bottom while the other side is moving. Add bands to really ramp it up.
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Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.
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And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.
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Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.
A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.