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.
The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.
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.
Like it or not, all diets come down to eating less. Here's a simple way to take control before meals.
Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.
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.
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.
New research shows that a single unhealthy meal can have devastating effects.
Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.
Tried every shoulder exercise? Probably not this one, which is also great for functional core strength.
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.
Yeah, burpees don't suck enough, let's make them tougher! Seriously, this will get you in fighting shape fast.
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Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.
Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.
Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.
If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.
One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.
With this variation, the trap bar allows you to keep your hands more in line with your body, reducing shear on the spine.
Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.