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Back in the day, strongmen didn't have squat racks, but they did have crazy-strong cores. This is why, and it's still a good exercise today.
Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.
Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.
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Build your upper back and lats while strengthening the lockout on your conventional deadlifts.
With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.
Get your stopwatch ready. This strategy will help you to eat only when hungry AND avoid overeating at mealtime.
With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.
Sled drags are great for quads, but you can also use them to get in some bonus back work by pulling your elbows down and back.
For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.
Looks a little crazy, but this variation reinforced good mechanics. Warning: It'll also leave you sore for days.
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Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.
There's more to core training than crunches. Try this anti-lateral flexion exercise.
Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.
What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.
Training to failure works. Period. Just incorporate it wisely. Here's one way to do it for chest training.
Pass this relative strength test with flying colors before you bench press. Many people can't, even if they think they can.
The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.
Finish off your workout with this series of exercises and get shredded fast.
Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.
Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.