The biceps have two functions, to supinate and flex the arm. The single-arm barbell curl provides a brutal stimulus to both.
This mental exercise is harder than you think. Try it for a week and become a tougher, happier person.
Stimulate new back growth by changing the angle. Use a Landmine device (or place a bar in a corner). Attach a band for a more intense peak contraction.
Get a better workout every single time you walk into the gym. Here's how.
A great back exercise, especially for athletes.
Everyone needs a little power and speed training, even bodybuilders. Here's why and how to slide it into your program.
Stop putzing around. Make your diet, your training, and your whole day more productive with this strategy.
Instead of continuing to press through shoulder pain, avoid the chronic stress by fixing your position.
This is the problem with diets that promote hunger.
Flex your programming muscles, make your joints feel better, and accelerate progress. Here's how.
If foam rolling and stretching isn't improving your squat mobility, here's what to do instead.
It's time to let your instincts take over, for a while at least. Ditch your workout plan and try this.
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Do 8 reps on the preacher, then go straight into alternating curls, progressively increasing the number of reps until you hit 4 reps each side.
This exercise allows you to train at a higher intensity, and higher intensity means greater stress, which means greater adaptation.
This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.
When doing loaded carries for grip strength, don't go fast. Focus on time under tension. Shoot for around a 30 meter walk.
Here's a new way to deadlift that really nails the glutes and quads.
Use this to fire up your hams, glutes, and upper back before deadlifts. It's great for grooving the hip hinge pattern.
If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.
Got long arms or a very thick upper body? You'll get better rotation, a better contraction, and better results with this variation.
Use this simple technique to prevent overuse injuries and ease your elbow pain.
You probably have this in your medicine cabinet... and it might be inhibiting protein absorption.
There's a lot of misinformation out there about the good ol' ab crunch. Here's the truth, backed by science.