Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.
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This variation places better emphasis on the lats.
Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.
Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.
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Use this simple trick to get better results from this leg and glute exercise.
This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.
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Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.
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.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
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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.
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Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.
With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.
Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.
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.
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