The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
Want bigger arms? Do the twist: supinate at the top. Here's how.
Improve your posture and your big overhead lifts with this mobility drill. Check it out.
For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
Keep your lower back flat. Completely exhale as you lower your legs and arms to the floor. Inhale on the way back up. Keep the non-moving limbs still. Add a band to ramp it up.
To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.
Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
There are two ways to row: super strict or super cheated. Both are incorrect! Here's how to actually row right for gains.
Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.
One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.
How much should you be able to squat? That info and more here.
Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
If you can't pass this relative strength test yet, there's no need for direct core work. Or you could just be too fat.
One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
Prime your nervous system, boost performance, and increase joint health with this warm-up.
Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.
A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.
A new study shows us once again how powerful food can be. And in this case, it's actually a delicious food.
Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Can you do all five of these things? You should be able to. Check the list.
Injured and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.