The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.
Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.
The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.
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Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.
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Before you add more reps or more weight to your dips, first try tempo manipulation. Here's how.
Full ROM is good... usually. But most lifters carry it too far when it comes to the row, leading to problems.
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Initiate the pull from the floor with the hams. A common mistake is starting too fast off the floor. The feet leave the floor to re-adjust stance width.
Get greater activation of the lats and upper back with this exercise variation.
Can you pass this test? If you can't, make sure you're foam rolling and stretching your lats regularly.
Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.
Yeah, burpees don't suck enough, let's make them tougher! Seriously, this will get you in fighting shape fast.
This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.
This lift is easy on your joints, kind to your shoulders, and polite to your achy elbows. And it'll still get you super strong.
The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.
Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.
This is the one you'd take with you to a desert island to keep you healthy.
If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.
The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.
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