The idea of muscle confusion is stupid, but strategic variation is different. Here's how to use it to keep the strength and muscle gains coming.
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.
Feel the triceps doing the work and you'll actually be able to build them. This move will get you there.
Sure, free weights are usually best, but don't scoff at machine exercises. Here's why.
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Looks weird, but it'll light up your shoulders, chest, lats, and even your traps.
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Weird? Yes. Effective? Also yes. Check this out.
Want big, nasty quads? Do this exercise. Is it functional? Yes, it functions to build big, nasty quads.
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With this Romanian deadlift variation, you don't reset the bar every rep. Lighten the weight a bit and shoot for constant tension.
Feeling beat up after leg day? Try this to work out the tightness and free up your mobility.
Not only is this a great core exercise, it'll help you overhead press better by teaching you to use full-body tension.
Trouble pressing overhead? It could be a mobility issue. Try this drill.
Ramp up your seated row with this painful but effective workout.
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Use this to strengthen your stabilizers and get stronger in all overhead pressing movements.
Here's a new twist on pulldowns. Pair this exercise with the 5 x 5 method. Here's how.
Do as many good reps as you can in the 4-6 rep range. Your goal will then be to double that number of reps. To do that you take short rest periods (15 seconds).
In this variation of the Tabata method, do 20 seconds of front squats, rest 10 seconds, and repeat 8 times. Good luck!