This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.
Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.
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This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.
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Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.
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For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.
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Strengthen the glutes for a better deadlift and squat, or just build a better butt, with the cable pull-through.
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One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.
This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.
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Science shows that certain compounds improve body comp on their own, but work synergistically when combined with exercise.
Don't let the fitness police keep you from doing this safe and proven strength-building lift.
Add one drill to your warm-up and one exercise to your workout. Check 'em out.
Simple strategies for controlling your food intake when you're cutting or packing in the extra calories for mass gains.
Strengthen your spinal erectors, get stronger in all the big lifts. Do 3 sets of 10-12 reps once a week using light weight.
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Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.
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