Turn on your central nervous system before lifting to unlock your strength potential and prevent injuries. Here's how.
Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.
There's more to core training than crunches. Try this anti-lateral flexion exercise.
Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.
What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.
Training to failure works. Period. Just incorporate it wisely. Here's one way to do it for chest training.
Building legs isn't just about going heavy, but also increasing the time under tension. Drop sets allow you to go heavy for longer sets. Here's how it's done.
The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.
Try this complex: 5 hang cleans, 10 reverse lunges with front squat grip (5 per leg), 10 push presses, 10 squats, 10 high pulls, and 10 RDLs.
Add this to your training and boost your upper-body strength, core strength, and even your bench press PR.
Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.
Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.
Do Russian-style star complexes for rapid strength and muscle gains. Here's how.
Can't do a power clean in your lame gym? Try this.
Here's an explosive Olympic lifting variation you can do even in a busy gym.
Under 5'8"? Make the bench press safer and more effective by adding a couple of plates under your feet.
Sure, it'll help you pull more weight, but unless you're a competitive powerlifter and have to use it, it's best avoided. Here's why.
Boost growth hormone and build strength and muscle by using this simple training trick.
Know the difference between a push press grip and a strict overhead press grip? They're not the same.
It's inconsiderate and everyone thinks you're a wanker. Here's why.
Make this partial range exercise last at least 60 seconds per set and you'll trigger new delt growth with constant tension.
This core exercise will nail your obliques and even your glutes. No chain? Use a rope or a bar.
There's the standard plank exercise, the tougher one-arm plank, and then there's this – one of the toughest variations in existence.
Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.