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.
For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.
Looks a little crazy, but this variation reinforced good mechanics. Warning: It'll also leave you sore for days.
Get stronger by adding pauses to your pull-ups. Pause halfway up, at the top, and again halfway down.
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Turn on your central nervous system before lifting to unlock your strength potential and prevent injuries. Here's how.
Food diaries are helpful, but tedious and time sucking. Researchers have found something that works just as well, and it's kinda fun.
Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.
There's more to core training than crunches. Try this anti-lateral flexion exercise.
No pull-up bar? No problem. Try this.
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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.
Get more range of motion and improve your weightlifting technique with these simple stretches.
Training to failure works. Period. Just incorporate it wisely. Here's one way to do it for chest training.
Correct your ugly, injury-causing push-up technique with this drill.
The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.
Working on your posture? Your choice of back exercises could be making it worse. Here's what you need to know.
Trying to build muscle? It's not the exercise that matters most, but the way you're doing it. Here's why.
Can't do a power clean in your lame gym? Try this.
Build explosive power and test your athleticism with this Olympic lift variation you can do just about anywhere.
Here's an explosive Olympic lifting variation you can do even in a busy gym.
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Does the front side of your shoulder hurt from bench pressing? Most likely your hand position is off. Here's how to fix it.