Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.
Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.
Love the Olympic lifts but also want to look like you lift? Add these accessory moves to your plan.
This supported version of the dumbbell row is more back friendly. Get a good stretch at the bottom and drive the elbow back hard.
You've heard this myth about high-protein diets repeated by lots of folks. Here's the actual science.
Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.
If you're not a powerlifter, or it's not the right time in your training cycle, then going for a PR is just plain dumb. Here's why.
The rack pull is an awesome lift. Try it using a trap bar and constant tension, as shown here, along with heavier, dead-stop reps.
Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.
Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.
Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!
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Looks odd, but this is a great fat-burning finisher. Do 6 reps per side for 8 minutes straight.
People will try the weirdest diets and workouts, but many won't do the simple things proven to work. Here are three of them.
Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
Toss this conditioning finisher in at the end of your next upper-body workout to burn some extra fat. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
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Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.
Every lifter asks this question.
The O-lifts are getting more popular, but some folks are jumping into them too fast. Here's how to know if you're ready.
To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.
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A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.