Steal this challenging core movement from the world of gymnastics. Here are a few ways to do it.
Combine these two core exercises for a unique workout challenge.
Sequence these corrective drills in this order and you'll get better results from each. Try it before your next lower body workout.
Master the L-sit to handstand to strengthen your core, build triceps, and keep your shoulders mobile.
Sequence these corrective drills in this order before your next chest day and get a better workout.
A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.
With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.
This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.
The pin dip variation will hit your pecs in a whole new way, plus it nails the traps and triceps. Check it out.
No ab wheel? No problem. Just use a stability ball. Also works great as a regressive exercise if the standard ab rollout is too tough for you.
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Starting with a weight you can curl 12-15 times, do 8-10 reps on steep side of preacher bench, match those reps on the angled side, then stand and rep out.
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Do this exercise before a chest workout to activate the pecs, or after a chest workout to really finish it off. Squeeze as hard as possible for 20 seconds per set.
These increase tension and build a strong mind-muscle connection. Shoot for no more than 5 reps per set. If you can get more, go slower.
Try this to improve lower body explosiveness, core stability, and upper body strength.
Lean back until the abs engage and perform overhead presses. This will really bring up your core strength.
Take your core strength to the next level with this movement.
Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.
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Hit your chest and abs at the same time with this tough exercise.
Fix it or wreck your shoulders.
Tension builds muscle and this variation provides a lot of tension on the pecs. Be sure the dumbbell held at the bottom doesn't rest against the body.
Overhead squats will improve your regular back squat technique and patterning.