Most heavy lifters need better thoracic spine mobility. Here's one way to get it, while also stretching your lats and triceps.
Get more muscle growth with internal focus of attention. Here's how.
Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.
To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.
Crank up your plank with this tough variation.
The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.
This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.
Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.
The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.
This a great alternative exercise if deadlifts are too hard on your back. Lean forward and keep the weight on your toes to hit the glutes harder.
Make your shoulders, upper back, and more feel great with this drill and its advanced variation.
Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.
It happens to coaches and trainers, and it can happen to you too.
Before you add more reps or more weight to your dips, first try tempo manipulation. Here's how.
Full ROM is good... usually. But most lifters carry it too far when it comes to the row, leading to problems.
Can you pass this test? If you can't, make sure you're foam rolling and stretching your lats regularly.
Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.
Tried every shoulder exercise? Probably not this one, which is also great for functional core strength.
It's one of the best full-body movements you can do. Here's how do it by yourself in the gym, no rope or mud pit required.
Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.
Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.
This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.
Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.
This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.