These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.
Brain atrophy, thyroid suppression, and decreased strength. Well, that's not good. Avoid this stuff.
Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.
It's hard to beat this simple drill for upper body mobility. Try 50 reps every day.
Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.
Improve your shoulder mobility with this drill.
It's not about how high the box is. It's about how explosive you are from the ground.
Build strength and set new personal records using compensatory acceleration training. Here's how.
Stay upright and avoid bouncing to make this a very effective shrug variation.
Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. Here's how.
There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.
Boost your bench press by strengthening your triceps with this exercise. It's also a great way to hit triceps without irritating your elbows.
Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.
No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.
This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.
This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.
Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.
Two old-school exercises that are worth trying out. Check 'em out.
It's been under our noses the whole time.
Resistances plus eccentric loading: this advanced exercise will hit your abs in whole new way.
Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.
Accelerate through your sticking points. Master these three jumps.
This variation of the press has you starting from a dead-stop every rep. Great for strength gains and working on weak points in the range of motion.
After your mobility and stability work, use these drills to improve your Olympic lifting technique.