Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.
Using a pair of sliders, first try a walking plank. To progress, drag a weight plate with your feet. Feeling like a badass? Attach a weighted sled.
Perform 3 sets x 10-15 reps each of front raise, lateral raise, and bentover rear lateral raise. No rest between exercises.
The best cue is to keep your shoulder blades back and down. The first few reps show the incorrect position. In the last few reps, the shoulder are back and down.
Want bigger forearms? Try this continuous tension superset for four sets.
Keep your ankles healthy and mobile to keep your squat feeling good. Here's how.
If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.
If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.
If you have squat-wrecking ankle mobility issues that are soft tissue related, try this.
Got an ugly squat? It could be your ankle mobility. Here's how to test it.
Sequence these corrective drills in this order and you'll get better results from each. Try it before your next lower body workout.
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A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.
With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.
This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.
No ab wheel? No problem. Just use a stability ball. Also works great as a regressive exercise if the standard ab rollout is too tough for you.
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Starting with a weight you can curl 12-15 times, do 8-10 reps on steep side of preacher bench, match those reps on the angled side, then stand and rep out.
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These increase tension and build a strong mind-muscle connection. Shoot for no more than 5 reps per set. If you can get more, go slower.
Hit your chest and abs at the same time with this tough exercise.
Tension builds muscle and this variation provides a lot of tension on the pecs. Be sure the dumbbell held at the bottom doesn't rest against the body.
Build your chest and enhance shoulder and elbow stability with this pressing variation. It'll even challenge your core.
Use kettlebells and a decline bench for your pullovers to increase tension and range of motion.