Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.
The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.
For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.
Start with 10 presses and 20 front squats. On the next set, do as many presses as you can, then double that number for front squats. Continue until jacked.
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Alternate between chin-ups and push-ups, doing twice as many push-ups. Example: Start with 10 chins and 20 push-ups. Goal: 30 chins, 60 push-ups total.
Not many lifters follow all five of these... and maybe that's why big arms are pretty rare. Check out the list here.
It's as much biological as it is mental. Here's a way to possibly fix it.
If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.
This dip variation not only looks cool, it teaches you to perfect your form and prevent sag on regular dips. Hits your core too.
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Using chains for dips is not only a good way to add weight, the chains will actually teach proper form on regular dips.
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The dead bug is a popular and surprisingly tough core exercise. Once you master it, ramp it up with this variation.
Do chest dips lead to injury? Yes, if you do them wrong. Here's a quick guide to doing them right.
This complex (a continuous series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a deadlift, a snatch, two overhead squats, and a snatch balance.
For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.
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This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.
Getting stuck at the bottom of your bench press? Use this technique to build bottom-up strength.
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Get stronger from the floor. This exercise combines deficit deadlifts (standing on a plate or platform) with farmers walk handles for a new stimulus.
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Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.