Grab a stick and run through these quick drills to get your shoulders ready for heavy, safe lifting.
Improve upper back rotation and posture with this simple drill. Do 10 reps per side twice a day.
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For heavier face pulls, do them seated from a stable position to really build your upper back. Shoot for 6-10 reps.
Go lighter and slower with this underhand variation of the face pull. This version of the exercise is better as a corrective or activation drill.
Try this bodyweight exercise for glutes and hams. Keep the hips up throughout the whole set. Walk your legs out at an angle, like a V.
This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.
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.
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After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.
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It's safer on the shoulders and it'll build bigger delts than traditional overhead pressing. Take a look.
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Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
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Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
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Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.