Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.
Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.
Pull yourself up and build a huge back. Master your own bodyweight with this mechanical drop set.
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Add these anti-rotational exercises to your core training plan.
Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.
Add this mechanical drop set to your next chest workout. Yes, it's going to hurt.
To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.
Increase mobility at the thoracic spine with these corrective drills.
Make this posterior chain staple work even better with this simple modification.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
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Turn the sit-up into a full upper-body exercise with these tough new exercises.
This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.
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Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.
Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
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Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.
This is the supported variation of the Meadows row. Very effective and more back friendly.
Use time under tension and these exercises to build core strength that transfers into real-world athleticism.
The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.