It occurred to us that our website didn't really contain any workouts. I mean, if you, the loyal reader, just wanted to log on and pull out a new workout, you couldn't do it. You'd probably have to resort to pulling out a copy of Ironman or something (shudder).
As bodybuilders and chemical daredevils, we augment this and we augment that. We take steroids. We take prohormones.
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When strength athletes occasionally train like bodybuilders, they get even stronger and decrease the chance of injuries. Here's how.
To enhance your mind-muscle connection, try this. Be sure to roll your knuckles back towards your body and hold for a 2-3 count for 3-4 sets.
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Here's a great rowing variation to use if barbell rows are too tricky for your cranky lower back.
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More than a good metcon workout, sprints performed like this can pack muscle onto your quads. Here's how.
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Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.
Not a newbie anymore? Then partial reps can be wildly effective. Here's why.
Change the angle to really nail your rear delts.
Build full-range strength with this drop set by going from sitting to supine.
Use the leg press for this one. Lift with both feet, hold the contraction for 3 seconds, and lower slowly with one foot.
Hit failure at 12-15 reps, rest only 20 seconds, then repeat for as many reps as possible.
If your gym doesn't have a seated calf machine, you probably don't work your soleus. Let's fix that.
Set the chains up so that the majority of the chain weight comes off the floor for the top half of the dip, overloading the triceps.
Blow up your triceps by doing these out of a rack, from mid to top range, using bands.
Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.
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Slow down your reps and the pull-apart can become a muscle builder.