Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
Step back with one leg. As you come back up, lift the dumbbell with the thigh: flex your hip and raise your knee just above a 90-degree angle with the floor.
If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
Master the hollow body hold, then ramp it up with these 3 advanced variations for lifters.
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Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.
Looks easy, but because of the leverage point and the fact that your toes are pointed, it's a tough and effective hamstring builder.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
Combine the best elements of rope pressdowns and straight bar pressdowns to create one hellacious exercise.
Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.
Find front squats uncomfortable? Try them with straps.
Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.
Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.
Part of Neural Charge Training, the frog jump involves the glutes and hamstrings, whereas a vertical jump is more pure quads.
Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.
Proven methods for building muscle and strength, getting leaner, and even increasing mobility.
Add these to your warm-up: 2-3 sets, 4-6 reps in each direction before any upper body training. Your shoulders will feel great.
Do 25-40 reps before rows and deadlifts to activate the entire posterior shoulder girdle and prepare your body for heavy pulls.
Back in the day, strongmen didn't have squat racks, but they did have crazy-strong cores. This is why, and it's still a good exercise today.
Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.
Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.