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.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
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.
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Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments 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.
Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
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.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
Want bigger arms? Do the twist: supinate at the top. Here's how.
Improve your posture and your big overhead lifts with this mobility drill. Check it out.
Farmer's walks are great. Now take that idea to the next level with this loaded carry variation.
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.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
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.
Prime your nervous system, boost performance, and increase joint health with this warm-up.