Got an ugly squat? It could be your ankle mobility. Here's how to test it.
To get results from this exercise, you must build a stable base. One way to do that is with the bottom-up variation. Here's how to do it.
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 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.
Using the same weight, do 10-12 reverse-grip extensions, then 10-12 overhead extensions, and finally rep out on triceps pressdowns.
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.
Newbies and lifters who can't make gains anymore have something in common. Take a look.
Make the unilateral RDL work even better. Pull your toe towards you.
Lean back until the abs engage and perform overhead presses. This will really bring up your core strength.
Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.
These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.
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.
This variation hits the glutes and hams hard, and it's more knee-friendly than the forward lunge. Add an isometric hold on the last rep.
Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.
Here's how to find the right balance between the big basics and exercise variety to stimulate fresh gains.
Forget about how much you weigh. Here are some better ways to track your progress.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
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.
Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.
Attach a two-inch pipe to some webbing and a cable machine to really build your grip and forearms. The resistance increases as you roll.
The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.