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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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Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.
Try this brutal leg training technique that painfully blends unilateral training, drop sets, and isometric holds.
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.
Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.
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.
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This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.
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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.
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Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.
With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.
Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.
This is the supported variation of the Meadows row. Very effective and more back friendly.
The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.
Prepare your shoulders for heavy lifting with this tri-set.