Most heavy lifters need better thoracic spine mobility. Here's one way to get it, while also stretching your lats and triceps.
Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.
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Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.
Crank up your plank with this tough variation.
This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.
Good rehab tool, not always a good strength training tool. Here's why.
Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.
The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.
Following a program isn't realistic or even smart for many experienced lifters. At a certain point, you'll probably want to go “program-free.” Here's how.
Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.
Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.
It happens to coaches and trainers, and it can happen to you too.
Before you add more reps or more weight to your dips, first try tempo manipulation. Here's how.
Full ROM is good... usually. But most lifters carry it too far when it comes to the row, leading to problems.
Initiate the pull from the floor with the hams. A common mistake is starting too fast off the floor. The feet leave the floor to re-adjust stance width.
Get greater activation of the lats and upper back with this exercise variation.
Can you pass this test? If you can't, make sure you're foam rolling and stretching your lats regularly.
Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.
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Tried every shoulder exercise? Probably not this one, which is also great for functional core strength.
Use this machine along with mechanical drop sets to ignite new muscle growth.
Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.
Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.