Fairly new to lifting? Here's some harsh advice you might not like, but you should definitely take to heart.
For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.
This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.
This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
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The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.
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Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?
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A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.
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A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.
Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
Keep your feet low, heels closer together and toes pointed out to really hit the vastus lateralis.
For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
Pull a ton of weight off the floor... or at least a whole lot more than you do now. Follow these rules.
Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.
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