Get better results with walking lunges by not alternating your legs. Maximize constant tension and occlusion by leading with the same leg.
Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.
Here's how to find the right balance between the big basics and exercise variety to stimulate fresh gains.
A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.
Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.
Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.
This variation places better emphasis on the lats.
Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.
Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.
Try this brutal leg training technique that painfully blends unilateral training, drop sets, and isometric holds.
This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.
Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.
Pull yourself up and build a huge back. Master your own bodyweight with this mechanical drop set.
Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.
To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.
Increase mobility at the thoracic spine with these corrective drills.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.
Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
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Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.
With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.
Here's why reenacting sports movements in the gym doesn't transfer to athletic performance.