Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.
The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
Add a suspension trainer attachment to the cable machine to hit your back and rear delts in a new way.
Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, Austin Meadows, demonstrates this variation of the rope row. Note the hand rotation for more activation of the lats and upper back.
Bring up your rear delts, rhomboids, and external rotators with this movement.
This exercise hits both the long and short heads of the biceps, which most biceps exercises can't do.
Without moving your hips back and forth, get a good stretch in the lats, then pull the bar into the lower abs.
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Suspension dips are easier on your shoulders. As a bonus, you'll get a better pec contraction compared to bar dips.
Squat multiple times per week for best results, but be smart about it with these load and style variations.
Master tension and build anti-rotation strength. Work up to 50 percent of bodyweight for 5-10 reps per side.
Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.
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This lift is a teaching tool. It helps you find the sweet spot for bar placement on regular front squats, and it teaches you to keep the elbows high.
Is it really a bad exercise? That depends on your posture and your overall training history.
This is a great chest training alternative when your shoulders don't tolerate being loaded in the bottom position in a traditional bench press.
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Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.
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This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.
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