Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.
Your set doesn't have to come to an end when you hit failure. Here's how to up the challenge and extend the set.
Two birds, one stone. Two muscle groups, one exercise. Check this out and give it a shot.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
Step back with one leg. As you come back up, lift the dumbbell with the thigh: flex your hip and raise your knee just above a 90-degree angle with the floor.
Set a timer and ramp up your deadlifting volume with Sadiv sets. Here's how.
If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
Flyes using rings, TRX, or Blast Straps are highly effective, but you can make them even better by setting the rings further apart. This really scorches the pecs.
A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.
Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.
Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.
Looks easy, but because of the leverage point and the fact that your toes are pointed, it's a tough and effective hamstring builder.
You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.
This seated variation of the box jump helps athletes develop power from the ground up.
Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
If your main goal is getting shredded fast, you must manipulate the amount of rest you take between sets. Follow these guidelines.
Combine the best elements of rope pressdowns and straight bar pressdowns to create one hellacious exercise.
Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.
Find front squats uncomfortable? Try them with straps.
Two great exercises for the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, the forgotten glute muscles that are key to athletic performance.
Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.
This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.
Do 25-40 reps before rows and deadlifts to activate the entire posterior shoulder girdle and prepare your body for heavy pulls.