Build upper-back strength and improve your grip with this classic but almost forgotten exercise.
Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.
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With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.
With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.
For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.
The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.
Looks a little crazy, but this variation reinforced good mechanics. Warning: It'll also leave you sore for days.
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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.
The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.
Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.
Star complexes build strength and muscle like nothing else. Here's how to do them.
Can't do a power clean in your lame gym? Try this.
Build explosive power and test your athleticism with this Olympic lift variation you can do just about anywhere.
Does the front side of your shoulder hurt from bench pressing? Most likely your hand position is off. Here's how to fix it.
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.
This is a popular hip-opener, but just because it feels uncomfortable doesn't mean you're doing it right. Here's how to get the most out of it.
Grab some weight and hit the stairs for an intense metcon workout. Here are 5 ways to do it.
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This odd-looking exercise puts the whole deltoid group under constant tension and works angles that aren't normally trained.
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If your deadlift gets stuck halfway up, this accessory exercise will help unstick it.