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Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.
This is a less awkward and more natural variation of the pistol squat.
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This variation places better emphasis on the lats.
Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.
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Not genetically blessed in the delt department? Try this workout.
Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.
Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.
Add these anti-rotational exercises to your core training plan.
To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.
Make this posterior chain staple work even better with this simple modification.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.
Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.
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This is the supported variation of the Meadows row. Very effective and more back friendly.
Use time under tension and these exercises to build core strength that transfers into real-world athleticism.
Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.
Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.
Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.