Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!
Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.
Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
If you can't pass this relative strength test yet, there's no need for direct core work. Or you could just be too fat.
One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.
A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.
Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.
Can you do all five of these things? You should be able to. Check the list.
Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.
Your set doesn't have to come to an end when you hit failure. Here's how to up the challenge and extend the set.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
Step back with one leg. As you come back up, lift the dumbbell with the thigh: flex your hip and raise your knee just above a 90-degree angle with the floor.
If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
Flyes using rings, TRX, or Blast Straps are highly effective, but you can make them even better by setting the rings further apart. This really scorches the pecs.
Get your heart rate up for 10 to 20 minutes using EMOM. Here's how it works and why your body will love-hate it.
A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.
IFBB Pro Mark Dugdale shares his smart approach to ab training. Check it out.
You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
Abs and obliques need resistance to get strong. Here are two exercises you can do anywhere.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.