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This exercise looks pretty easy. It's not.
A new study suggests 1 set is as good as 3 or 5 when it comes to building strength. What should we make of this?
Use Valslides or furniture sliders for this tougher-than-it-looks chest builder.
Here's a shoulder-friendly alternative to the dumbbell floor press that builds full body tension and allows you to really load it up.
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Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.
With a regular pullover, you lose tension at the top. Add a band to keep the tension on through the full range of motion and you'll build more muscle.
The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.
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Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.
A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.
With this variation, you come to a complete stop at the bottom of each rep.
If you deadlift (specifically if you use a sumo stance) this should be one of your key supplemental exercises.
Weak off the floor when doing standard deadlifts? Try this. Also great for upper back, traps, and rear delts.
Short on time? Try this combo to hit your back, glutes, and hamstrings simultaneously.
Build strength by using holds on dips. If you can last longer than 45 seconds, add weight.
Here's a challenging dip variation that makes you work harder on each rep, plus it feels good on banged-up shoulders.
Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.
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