Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.
Tension builds muscle. Stop your reps just short of lockout if your main goal is hypertrophy. It's a good finisher after your full ROM sets.
Sunscreen helps a little, but this stuff can ward off melanoma from the inside.
An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.
The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
Add a suspension trainer attachment to the cable machine to hit your back and rear delts in a new way.
Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, Austin Meadows, demonstrates this variation of the rope row. Note the hand rotation for more activation of the lats and upper back.
Go light, be meticulous with your form, and focus on contracting all the small muscles working in your upper back and shoulders.
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Bring up your rear delts, rhomboids, and external rotators with this movement.
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This exercise hits both the long and short heads of the biceps, which most biceps exercises can't do.
Break down this complex movement into tiny steps... then do it yourself. Here's how.
This is a hybrid between deadlifts and the traditional Olympic clean pull.
Master tension and build anti-rotation strength. Work up to 50 percent of bodyweight for 5-10 reps per side.
Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.
Five things to pay attention to before you do your first rep.
In one study, partial range of motion skull crushers triggered almost twice the muscle growth as full range of motion.
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Is it really a bad exercise? That depends on your posture and your overall training history.
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