Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.
Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.
Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.
Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.
Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.
Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.
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.
This deadlift variation is often mistaken for cheating. It's not. Here's why, plus a great workout to try.
Here's how to use altitude landings to find the right stance for the power clean and perfect your form.
Science says that saying one word during an exercise will make you stronger and more powerful. Check it out.
This spine-friendly variation of the stir-the-pot exercise (normally done on a stability ball) fires up those deep core muscles often missed by most ab exercises.
Here's what every lifter, dieter, and athlete needs to know about the Law of Psychic Entropy.
You are metabolically unique. Here's why that's important when it comes to diet and fat loss strategies.
This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.
When it comes to macronutrients, not all calories are created equal. Here's why.
Haven't nailed a muscle-up yet? Use this variation to work your way up and get a feel for it.
These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.
Build your upper back and lats while strengthening your core at the same time.
Since the dawn of strength training, lifters have opted for red meat, believing it conveyed strength and endurance. Here's why you might want to rethink things.
This has been called the most complete upper-body exercise. Want to learn it? Here's a quick guide.