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.
The pin dip variation will hit your pecs in a whole new way, plus it nails the traps and triceps. Check it out.
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Using the same weight, do 10-12 reverse-grip extensions, then 10-12 overhead extensions, and finally rep out on triceps pressdowns.
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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Do this exercise before a chest workout to activate the pecs, or after a chest workout to really finish it off. Squeeze as hard as possible for 20 seconds per set.
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Make the unilateral RDL work even better. Pull your toe towards you.
Lean back until the abs engage and perform overhead presses. This will really bring up your core strength.
Take your core strength to the next level with this movement.
Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.
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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.
Overhead squats will improve your regular back squat technique and patterning.
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.
This variation hits the glutes and hams hard, and it's more knee-friendly than the forward lunge. Add an isometric hold on the last rep.