Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.
Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.
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.
For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.
Here's a move to help you fix your unstable squat. Check it out.
Practice this technique and correct your dysfunctional breathing patterns. Here's how to do it.
It's one of those things that only the REALLY dedicated lifters do. The Zercher squat is as effective as it is painful. Try it.
You don't just want big arms, you want arms that are as strong as they look. Here's how to get them.
Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.
Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.
After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.
Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.
If you love this sport, here's how to minimize the risks.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.
The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.
Farmer's walks are great. Now take that idea to the next level with this loaded carry variation.
One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.
Strengthen your posterior chain and your overall strength will skyrocket. Try these proven good morning exercises.
Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.
Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Your posterior chain contains a ton of musculature and you're probably not training all of it. Here are two lifts you should be doing.
Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.
IFBB Pro Mark Dugdale shares his smart approach to ab training. Check it out.