Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.
This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.
The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.
Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.
Parallel is better for strength, power, and pain-free gains. Here's why.
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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.
The pullover is a classic chest exercise, and it hits the lats too. Add a band to increase tension throughout the entire movement.
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.
To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.
This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.
Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.
You should feel this variation almost entirely in your glutes. Start with body weight for around 10 reps.
To be at your best, you need to understand the neurological components of performing under pressure.
Here's a quick overview that'll help you work your way up to a full muscle-up.
World record deadlifts have been set using this method, but some powerlifters hate it. Check it out.
Training is the easy part. Nutrition is where things get tough. Here's one way to boost your dietary discipline.
This high intensity metcon workout involves the entire body and demands extended repetitive effort. Try it!
Burn fat and strengthen your core at the same time with this full-body routine.
Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.
Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.
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The vastus medialis muscle often lags behind in strength. Use this exercise to bring it up and prevent injuries.