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Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.
Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.
Does your back suck compared to your chest? Do your triceps lag behind your biceps? Whatever your puny muscle group is, here's how to fix it.
Nail the brachialis muscle between the biceps and triceps for bigger, wider arms. This cross-body variation of the hammer curl is my favorite.
It's a popular exercise that kills two birds with one stone... except it really doesn't. It just screws up two good exercises.
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Build your lats with this unilateral pulldown variation. You'll get a growth-inducing stretch at the top and a hard contraction at the bottom.
The wimpiest machine in the gym can actually help you build strength and muscle. Who knew? Try these two exercises.
Sumo? Conventional? Nah, it's somewhere in between. Here's how to do it.
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This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!
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Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.
Negatives help you build muscle. Try this technique for chest training.
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And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.
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Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.
A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.
This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.
Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.
There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.