Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
Master the belt squat, build your legs, and boost your regular squat and deadlift numbers. Here's how.
Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.
It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.
Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
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Keep your feet low, heels closer together and toes pointed out to really hit the vastus lateralis.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.
Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.
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.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
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If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
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.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.