Here's a challenging dip variation that makes you work harder on each rep, plus it feels good on banged-up shoulders.
Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.
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With this Romanian deadlift variation, you don't reset the bar every rep. Lighten the weight a bit and shoot for constant tension.
Not only is this a great core exercise, it'll help you overhead press better by teaching you to use full-body tension.
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The Z press is the ultimate exercise to test your ability to keep your posture while pressing something overhead.
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This accessory lift teaches you to use proper form before moving to the standing barbell press.
Use this to strengthen your stabilizers and get stronger in all overhead pressing movements.
This exercise will boost your front squat strength and improve your form. If you can hold for more than 30 seconds with 135 pounds, you're awesome.
Do as many good reps as you can in the 4-6 rep range. Your goal will then be to double that number of reps. To do that you take short rest periods (15 seconds).
In this variation of the Tabata method, do 20 seconds of front squats, rest 10 seconds, and repeat 8 times. Good luck!
Bad posture? Try this if you're chronically internally rotated at the shoulders. Good for rear delts and upper back too.
A back exercise. A core strength exercise. A much-tougher-than-it-looks exercise. Try it!
Build your quads and improve your standard deadlift with this variation.
Turn this lift into a quad builder with a closer stance. Keep the hips down and chest up to keep the stress on the legs and off the back.
Single-leg trap bar exercises in the style of the Reeves deadlift (hands on plates, not bar) provides the perfect stimulus for crushing every muscle in the body.
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If chest size if your goal, don't use the common spread-the-bar-apart cue. Instead, squeeze the bar in. Here's why.
Looks crazy, but when used as a supplement to your regular benching it can really promote healthy shoulders and boost your standard bench press.
This targets the glutes, hamstrings, postural muscles and, of course, the rear delts.