Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.
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.
There are tons of trendy mobility drills and correctives. But lifters need to target the hips, shoulders, and spine the most. Do these and feel awesome.
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.
Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.
Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.
You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
Combine the best elements of rope pressdowns and straight bar pressdowns to create one hellacious exercise.
Find front squats uncomfortable? Try them with straps.
Here's a great trick to use to get your bar placement right for front squats.
Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.
Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.
Two great exercises for the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, the forgotten glute muscles that are key to athletic performance.
How long should you rest between sets? If your main goal is strength, follow the guidelines here.
Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.
Proven methods for building muscle and strength, getting leaner, and even increasing mobility.
If you're deadlifting for overall physique development, which style is best for your goal? Answer here.
This method involves doing 5 reps followed by a 5-second hold at the top, then 4 reps with a 4-second hold, then 3, 2, and 1 in the same manner.