With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.
With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.
Sled drags are great for quads, but you can also use them to get in some bonus back work by pulling your elbows down and back.
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Recruit more muscle fibers with this mechanical drop set: triceps extension to forehead, triceps pullover and extension, then close-grip press.
To build calves, every single rep needs to have four steps. Here they are.
The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.
Looks a little crazy, but this variation reinforced good mechanics. Warning: It'll also leave you sore for days.
Skip the dumbbells for lateral raises and try this instead.
Get stronger by adding pauses to your pull-ups. Pause halfway up, at the top, and again halfway down.
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There's more to core training than crunches. Try this anti-lateral flexion exercise.
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Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.
What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.
Building legs isn't just about going heavy, but also increasing the time under tension. Drop sets allow you to go heavy for longer sets. Here's how it's done.
The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.
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Finish off your workout with this series of exercises and get shredded fast.
Working on your posture? Your choice of back exercises could be making it worse. Here's what you need to know.
Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.
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