The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.
Looks a little crazy, but this variation reinforced good mechanics. Warning: It'll also leave you sore for days.
Skip the dumbbells for lateral raises and try this instead.
Food diaries are helpful, but tedious and time sucking. Researchers have found something that works just as well, and it's kinda fun.
There's more to core training than crunches. Try this anti-lateral flexion exercise.
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Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.
What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.
Get more range of motion and improve your weightlifting technique with these simple stretches.
Training to failure works. Period. Just incorporate it wisely. Here's one way to do it for chest training.
Building legs isn't just about going heavy, but also increasing the time under tension. Drop sets allow you to go heavy for longer sets. Here's how it's done.
Pass this relative strength test with flying colors before you bench press. Many people can't, even if they think they can.
Correct your ugly, injury-causing push-up technique with this drill.
The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.
This old-school strength test can be used as a new-school method for building wrist mobility and strength. Check it out.
If you can pass this test, move to heavy barbell squats. If not, you have some work to do first.
Try this complex: 5 hang cleans, 10 reverse lunges with front squat grip (5 per leg), 10 push presses, 10 squats, 10 high pulls, and 10 RDLs.
Working on your posture? Your choice of back exercises could be making it worse. Here's what you need to know.
Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.
Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.
Are you missing a big portion of your hammies? You are if you're neglecting to do these two things.
Are you the resident d-bag in your gym? Find out here.
Do Russian-style star complexes for rapid strength and muscle gains. Here's how.
The magic word is pre-tension. Here's how to turn it on and how it'll improve your squat fast.