It's a common problem that can stall fat loss and wreck your health, even if your diet is in check.
Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.
This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.
This variation of the neutral-grip pull-up really nails your grip and forearms.
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Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.
This is brutal, and you actually do it as part of your warm-up. Take a look.
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Stand on a plate or study platform, then deadlift. This increases the range of motion, making it one of the toughest lifts out there.
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With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.
Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.
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The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
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This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.
Add a suspension trainer attachment to the cable machine to hit your back and rear delts in a new way.
Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, Austin Meadows, demonstrates this variation of the rope row. Note the hand rotation for more activation of the lats and upper back.
Go light, be meticulous with your form, and focus on contracting all the small muscles working in your upper back and shoulders.