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The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.
Hypertrophy training should always be a part of your plan, even if your primary goal is strength. Here's why.
These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.
Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.
It's hard to beat this simple drill for upper body mobility. Try 50 reps every day.
Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.
If your main goal right now is to build strength, avoid this common mistake.
This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.
Resistances plus eccentric loading: this advanced exercise will hit your abs in whole new way.
Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.
This is a great accessory exercise to strengthen your deadlift. Or use it for building your upper back and traps.
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This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.
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Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.
Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.
Squat backwards to build stability and strength. Here's how.
Already good at pistol squats? Showoff. Now try this advanced variation.
Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.
Looks odd, but this classic lift's emphasis on cross-body loads will quickly bolster your core strength. Here's how to do it.
Also called mountain climber pull-ups, these are great for grip and forearm strength.
The pistol squat requires mobility, strength, and balance. If you're not there yet, try the box squat version. Progress by using a lower box.
Finish off leg day with this quad-focused exercise. Stay in the crouched position and shoot for 15 reps per leg.