Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.
Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.
Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.
This variation places better emphasis on the lats.
Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.
This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.
Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.
Pull yourself up and build a huge back. Master your own bodyweight with this mechanical drop set.
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To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.
Make this posterior chain staple work even better with this simple modification.
Build more muscle with lateral raises and front raises. Here's how.
This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.
Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.
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Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.
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The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.
Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.
Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.
Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.
Add this exercise to your arsenal to build strong and stable shoulders.