Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.
The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.
For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.
Start with 10 presses and 20 front squats. On the next set, do as many presses as you can, then double that number for front squats. Continue until jacked.
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Alternate between chin-ups and push-ups, doing twice as many push-ups. Example: Start with 10 chins and 20 push-ups. Goal: 30 chins, 60 push-ups total.
It's as much biological as it is mental. Here's a way to possibly fix it.
If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.
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The dead bug is a popular and surprisingly tough core exercise. Once you master it, ramp it up with this variation.
What you do after you ingest protein could greatly affect absorption.
Do chest dips lead to injury? Yes, if you do them wrong. Here's a quick guide to doing them right.
This complex (a series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a 1 clean deadlift, 1 hang clean, 2 front squats, and a jerk.
This complex (a continuous series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a deadlift, a snatch, two overhead squats, and a snatch balance.
For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.
This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.
Getting stuck at the bottom of your bench press? Use this technique to build bottom-up strength.
Most complexes are performed with light weight for fat loss. Not this one. Use 50 percent of your 1RM clean and jerk.
Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.
Looks a bit silly, but it'll fire up your heart rate like nothing else. The monkey jump is the third exercise in this grueling complex.
Get shredded with this complex that trains damn near everything and smokes your core as a bonus.
Sandbags are great training tools, especially when you put a series of exercises together into a complex (use one weight, no rest between exercises).
For this unilateral workout finisher, you'll combine the classic farmer's walk with several dumbbell movements.
To stay motivated in the gym, you need to know the truth about training and making progress. In fact, you need to know two truths.