The power pull using a hex bar with high handles is a great alternative to Olympic lifts for taller lifters who want to build explosiveness.
Do 8 reps on the preacher, then go straight into alternating curls, progressively increasing the number of reps until you hit 4 reps each side.
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This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.
When doing loaded carries for grip strength, don't go fast. Focus on time under tension. Shoot for around a 30 meter walk.
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Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.
Use this to fire up your hams, glutes, and upper back before deadlifts. It's great for grooving the hip hinge pattern.
It looks like an overhead press, but it's really one of the most brutal core exercises you can do. Check it out.
If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.
Add some accommodating resistance to this exercise with bands and blow up your glutes.
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In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.
Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.
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Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.
If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
Use this tool to find out if you're recovered enough for another heavy session.
Doing this athletic movement for reps or as part of a superset makes for a great conditioning tool.
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Here the stability ball acts as a cam, providing constant, equal tension. Try this instead of cable chops for core work.
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Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.