Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.
The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.
For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.
Start with 10 presses and 20 front squats. On the next set, do as many presses as you can, then double that number for front squats. Continue until jacked.
Alternate between chin-ups and push-ups, doing twice as many push-ups. Example: Start with 10 chins and 20 push-ups. Goal: 30 chins, 60 push-ups total.
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If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.
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This complex (a series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a 1 clean deadlift, 1 hang clean, 2 front squats, and a jerk.
This complex (a continuous series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a deadlift, a snatch, two overhead squats, and a snatch balance.
For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.
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If your goal is a big bench press, this exercise is essential. Check it out.
Grab a few pairs of dumbbells and add this finisher to the end of your workouts. You'll hate it, but you'll love the results.
This conditioning finisher combines unilateral dumbbell movements with sled work. And yes, it'll get you shredded.
Combine sled work with a few dumbbell movements and you'll have the ultimate workout finisher.
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Nail your shoulders, biceps and triceps with this series.
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Build your legs, set your lungs on fire, and improve hip mobility with this exercise.
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