If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.
Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.
You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
This seated variation of the box jump helps athletes develop power from the ground up.
Abs and obliques need resistance to get strong. Here are two exercises you can do anywhere.
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.
Here's a great trick to use to get your bar placement right for front squats.
The hang snatch is one of the best explosive power movements. Here's a quick breakdown.
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.
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.
This method involves doing 5 reps followed by a 5-second hold at the top, then 4 reps with a 4-second hold, then 3, 2, and 1 in the same manner.
Do this at the dinner table to allow insulin to deliver nutrients to muscle instead of fat.
Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.
Urinary tract infections are painful, expensive to treat, and they can reoccur. Here's how to kill those bad bugs for good.
Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.
It's kinda odd, maybe even politically incorrect, but science says it works. Check it out.
RDLs are great, but if you're after stronger glutes and hams, this Hammer Strength hack is even better.
The Jefferson deadlift is an old-school classic. Use this variation (staggered stance) to really nail your glutes and hamstrings.
Build your upper back and lats while strengthening the lockout on your conventional deadlifts.
With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.