The aim of this article is to touch upon some of what I consider to be the more common and damaging "mistakes" used in strength training.
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Struggling with pull-ups? Do negative-only reps using a neutral grip. Once you can do a single, 30-second eccentric, you'll be able to do one good pull-up.
American (overhead) kettlebell swings aren't for everyone, but is there ever a place for them? Well, yes and no.
Meatheads were right about a lot of things, but they got a whole bunch of other stuff dead wrong. Let's break it down.
Great exercise for the mid-back and traps. The machine allows you to get a harder upper-back contraction.
If you were limited to just one bodyweight exercise, one kettlebell exercise, and one dumbbell movement, what would they be? Try these.
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People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.
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Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.
Change the angle to really nail your rear delts.
Build full-range strength with this drop set by going from sitting to supine.
Hold the bottom, stretched position for 5 seconds and the top, peak contraction for 3 seconds for optimal calf growth.
Set the chains up so that the majority of the chain weight comes off the floor for the top half of the dip, overloading the triceps.
Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.
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Slow down your reps and the pull-apart can become a muscle builder.
Always use a full range of motion... except when you shouldn't. This can change as you gain more experience. Info here.
A pull-apart to increase your bench press? Yes. Try this.