Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.
If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
Doing this athletic movement for reps or as part of a superset makes for a great conditioning tool.
Here the stability ball acts as a cam, providing constant, equal tension. Try this instead of cable chops for core work.
Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.
Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.
Research shows that having lower than normal T levels can increase your risk of dying from ANY cause. Here's what to do about it.
This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.
This variation of the neutral-grip pull-up really nails your grip and forearms.
Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.
Most lifters have tight hip flexors. Here's how to fix them up.
Unless you're a competitor, you're better off using other measurements of progress. Check 'em out here.
Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.
With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.
Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.
Make one simple modification and you'll get better results. Check it out.
Sunscreen helps a little, but this stuff can ward off melanoma from the inside.
Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.
An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.
The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.