When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.
Believe it or not, this will make you a better squatter and make those cranky knees feel awesome. Here's why and how to do it.
No, not three dumbbells, dummy, but an overhead press performed with three different techniques without rest. Check it out.
The key is that it's not a bounce; it's a one-second pause. Tension is maintained and the bar is lowered under control.
Elevate the front foot with a step and go deep on this one. Rack grip shown, but you can also hold the dumbbells down at your sides.
For hip hinge exercises like RDLs and deadlifts, watch out for this common mistake.
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Fire up your neglected lower traps with this exercise. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
Here's how to make two staple shoulder exercises even better.
Ramp up this powerlifting accessory exercise with a band to add resistance at the waist and cue yourself to get the hips through. Great for glutes.
Pretend you're standing on a clock and finish off leg day with 3 sets of 10 (each leg).
Force those hamstrings to grow! Lift with two legs, then overload the negative by lowering with one leg. Switch to both legs when you hit failure.
Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.
If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank.
For this intensity technique, do the concentric part of the exercise on your own, then have your training partner push down during the negative as you resist.
Here's why everyone needs to add some higher-rep sets to their workouts.
Blow out all your air on the way down and contract hard. Do 10-12 reps.
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Also called the Bradford press, this continuous tension movement is a great delt-day finisher.
Abs respond better to weighted exercises, like this one, which is also called the prisoner crunch.
Don't make these two deadlifting errors. Here's what they look like and how to fix them.
For more quad emphasis, try this split squat variation.
Finish off leg day with these. Looks easy, but your quads will be on fire.
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