Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.
Crank up your plank with this tough variation.
The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.
This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.
Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.
The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.
Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.
It happens to coaches and trainers, and it can happen to you too.
Before you add more reps or more weight to your dips, first try tempo manipulation. Here's how.
Full ROM is good... usually. But most lifters carry it too far when it comes to the row, leading to problems.
A locked-up thoracic spine makes your lifts stink and your life tougher. Free your T-spine with these drills.
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Can you pass this test? If you can't, make sure you're foam rolling and stretching your lats regularly.
Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.
Training helps with depression. But what happens when you stop training? Are men and women affected differently? Here's the science.
Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.
The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.
Parallel is better for strength, power, and pain-free gains. Here's why.
Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.
If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.
Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.
To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.
More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.
Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.