Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.
Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.
Fairly new to lifting? Here's some harsh advice you might not like, but you should definitely take to heart.
For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.
This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
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Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.
Here's a move to help you fix your unstable squat. Check it out.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
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This type of exercise trains your body fat to break down by altering gene expression.
One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.
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.
Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Injured and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.
Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.
Two birds, one stone. Two muscle groups, one exercise. Check this out and give it a shot.
Here's a great trick to use to get your bar placement right for front squats.
The hang snatch is one of the best explosive power movements. Here's a quick breakdown.
Here's how athletes can train for hypertrophy without losing velocity and power.
Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.
Back in the day, strongmen didn't have squat racks, but they did have crazy-strong cores. This is why, and it's still a good exercise today.
Prevent injury, perform better. Three exercises to try out.