If your main goal is building big quads, then it's perfectly fine (and perfectly safe) to use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Get-ups are great for improving stability, core strength, and mobility, and you don't have to have a kettlebell to do them.
In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.
Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.
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Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.
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If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
Use this tool to find out if you're recovered enough for another heavy session.
This should scare you into bed early.
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How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.
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Do this simple exercise a few times per week and watch your grip strength skyrocket.
Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.
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To do this correctly, resist forward flexion and stay more upright.
It's a common problem that can stall fat loss and wreck your health, even if your diet is in check.
The answer to jitters, sweaty palms, and rapid heartbeat is probably sitting in your supplement cabinet right now.
Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.
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This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.
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