For this exercise, a short range of motion is superior. If you knees/legs go too far down, it just becomes a hip flexor exercise.
Lower slowly to fix your form and up your gains. Here's why.
People do this exercise with a dumbbell, but you'll get better results with an angled low cable.
Do a couple of these drills before you lift and you'll get the best workout you've had this year.
For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.
These two simple cues will help you lift more weight and do it safely.
This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.
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This complex starts with the squeeze press. Ideally, use hex dumbbells since you need to squeeze them together hard. Then move on to regular flyes.
Use kettlebells for this complex, which includes two types of flyes and one press.
This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.
Turn on the pecs with this drop set to make subsequent pump work more effective.
Fix your shoulder pain. Improve your bench press. Just use this simple technique.
Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.
Got about 7 minutes? Do this before you eat.
To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.
Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.