Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.
With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
Denser muscle. Better squats and deadlifts. Sound good? Then you need to work jumps into your workouts. Here's how.
Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.
Tension builds muscle. Stop your reps just short of lockout if your main goal is hypertrophy. It's a good finisher after your full ROM sets.
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An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.
The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.
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Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, Austin Meadows, demonstrates this variation of the rope row. Note the hand rotation for more activation of the lats and upper back.
Bring up your rear delts, rhomboids, and external rotators with this movement.
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You have permission to do any type of squat that feels right to you, no matter what the squat Nazis say. Here's why.
Got a bit of a pencil neck? This shrug variation will get your traps to explode in no time.
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If squats are causing you pain right now, you can still train your legs. This exercise will load the spine less and still blow up your legs.
Suspension dips are easier on your shoulders. As a bonus, you'll get a better pec contraction compared to bar dips.
Break down this complex movement into tiny steps... then do it yourself. Here's how.
This is a hybrid between deadlifts and the traditional Olympic clean pull.
Master tension and build anti-rotation strength. Work up to 50 percent of bodyweight for 5-10 reps per side.
Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.