Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.
This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.
Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.
Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.
This is a great exercise, and it's even better if you learn how to do it with heavy loads. Here's what you need to know.
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Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.
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This accessory exercise for the deadlift will strengthen your spinal erectors. This helps you to deadlift heavier while keeping your spine stable and safe.
This spine-friendly variation of the stir-the-pot exercise (normally done on a stability ball) fires up those deep core muscles often missed by most ab exercises.
This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.
Haven't nailed a muscle-up yet? Use this variation to work your way up and get a feel for it.
These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.
This has been called the most complete upper-body exercise. Want to learn it? Here's a quick guide.
Choose rep ranges like this to organize your training for better gains.
Balanced training is great for beginners, but not so much for the experienced lifter. Here's why.
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Build your glutes and hamstrings with just your bodyweight. Try this.
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