Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.
Add a band and use a slow, controlled, partial range of motion to keep tension on the abs.
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Build hip strength to boost your squat and deadlifting numbers with this accessory lift.
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 is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
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It improves posture, shoulder health, and much more. Check it out.
Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.
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Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
Get more range of motion, build more muscle, and get stronger with this exercise. Check it out.
Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
Known as box breathing in military circles, this technique can also be used by lifters to improve performance. Check it out.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
Improve your posture and your big overhead lifts with this mobility drill. Check it out.
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.
To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.
Blast up more weight... while using good, safe form. Here's how.
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.
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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