A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.
The rack pull is an awesome lift. Try it using a trap bar and constant tension, as shown here, along with heavier, dead-stop reps.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.
Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.
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Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!
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Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
Toss this conditioning finisher in at the end of your next upper-body workout to burn some extra fat. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.
Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.
To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.
Common question. Here are some guidelines for lifters.
The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.
A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.
For bigger quads, the reverse static lunge beats the forward version.
Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.
Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.
Either they're trying to look more advanced than they are or they're just trying something they saw on TV. Either way, this is bad business.
For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.
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Grab a partner and give this growth-inducing triceps exercise a shot.