Lucky enough to have this machine in your gym? If so, here's a quick overview on its benefits and how to use it.
Sequence these corrective drills in this order and you'll get better results from each. Try it before your next lower body workout.
Master the L-sit to handstand to strengthen your core, build triceps, and keep your shoulders mobile.
Sequence these corrective drills in this order before your next chest day and get a better workout.
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With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.
This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.
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Using the same weight, do 10-12 reverse-grip extensions, then 10-12 overhead extensions, and finally rep out on triceps pressdowns.
No ab wheel? No problem. Just use a stability ball. Also works great as a regressive exercise if the standard ab rollout is too tough for you.
Starting with a weight you can curl 12-15 times, do 8-10 reps on steep side of preacher bench, match those reps on the angled side, then stand and rep out.
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Lean back until the abs engage and perform overhead presses. This will really bring up your core strength.
Take your core strength to the next level with this movement.
Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.
These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.
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Tension builds muscle and this variation provides a lot of tension on the pecs. Be sure the dumbbell held at the bottom doesn't rest against the body.
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This variation hits the glutes and hams hard, and it's more knee-friendly than the forward lunge. Add an isometric hold on the last rep.
Keep the low back pushed into the floor to keep constant tension on the targeted muscles with this pullover variation.
Get better results with walking lunges by not alternating your legs. Maximize constant tension and occlusion by leading with the same leg.