Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.
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Build more muscle by holding the top dumbbell isometrically between reps.
This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.
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Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.
Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.
A new way to get stronger and master a lift.
Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.
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Looks weird, but it's great for crushing strength and forearm size.
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Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.
Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.
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This accessory exercise for the deadlift will strengthen your spinal erectors. This helps you to deadlift heavier while keeping your spine stable and safe.
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Here's how to use altitude landings to find the right stance for the power clean and perfect your form.
Here's an easy way to discover your perfect squat position.
Science says that saying one word during an exercise will make you stronger and more powerful. Check it out.
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This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.