Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.
Build hip strength to boost your squat and deadlifting numbers with this accessory lift.
For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.
This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.
Use this technique after tough workouts to calm the CNS and spark recovery.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
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The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.
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Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?
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Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.
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For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.
A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
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A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.
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It's one of those things that only the REALLY dedicated lifters do. The Zercher squat is as effective as it is painful. Try it.
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Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.