Ramp up the difficulty of the pistol squat with this variation.
The pistol squat requires mobility, strength, and balance. If you're not there yet, try the box squat version. Progress by using a lower box.
Finish off leg day with this quad-focused exercise. Stay in the crouched position and shoot for 15 reps per leg.
Trying to hit a full pistol squat but having trouble? Use this regression, then progress by using the straps as little as possible.
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If you can bench press two 90 pound dumbbells, you should be able to single-arm bench press a 90 pound dumbbell. If not, your core is too weak.
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Train your core anywhere with this exercise. Add a weight vest to make it tougher. Do it from your knees if it's too difficult.
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This movement looks like a rear delt exercise, and it is. But it's also a powerful anti-rotation core exercise.
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Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.
Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.
Using a pair of sliders, first try a walking plank. To progress, drag a weight plate with your feet. Feeling like a badass? Attach a weighted sled.
Perform 3 sets x 10-15 reps each of front raise, lateral raise, and bentover rear lateral raise. No rest between exercises.
Use this lift to train your deadlift lockout and build your back and traps.
For greater range of motion in the contracted position, try a cambered bar.
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Keep your ankles healthy and mobile to keep your squat feeling good. Here's how.
If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.
If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.
Got restricted calves and ankles? Do this after your foam rolling and soft tissue work.
If you have squat-wrecking ankle mobility issues that are soft tissue related, try this.