You have permission to do any type of squat that feels right to you, no matter what the squat Nazis say. Here's why.
Without moving your hips back and forth, get a good stretch in the lats, then pull the bar into the lower abs.
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If squats are causing you pain right now, you can still train your legs. This exercise will load the spine less and still blow up your legs.
Suspension dips are easier on your shoulders. As a bonus, you'll get a better pec contraction compared to bar dips.
Master tension and build anti-rotation strength. Work up to 50 percent of bodyweight for 5-10 reps per side.
Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.
Five things to pay attention to before you do your first rep.
This push-back variation focuses more on your delts than your chest.
This lift is a teaching tool. It helps you find the sweet spot for bar placement on regular front squats, and it teaches you to keep the elbows high.
In one study, partial range of motion skull crushers triggered almost twice the muscle growth as full range of motion.
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Using a tight, controlled range of motion (reducing any leg kicking) forces your abs to do more work.
Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.
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Get more butt stuff done with this variation of the hip thrust.
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This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.
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Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.
Use heavy, moderate, and band resistance to build strong, healthy shoulders.
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.