Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.
To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.
Increase mobility at the thoracic spine with these corrective drills.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.
Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.
Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.
The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.
Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.
Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.
Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.
Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.
Build your rear delts and upper back by flipping your grip on reverse flyes (bentover lateral raises). Here's how.
Nail every fiber of your chest with one exercise. Just change the angle once you fatigue in one position and extend the TUT.
Looks like partials aren’t so bad after all. Here’s how and why you should start adding them to your squats.
Looks odd, but it's brutal on the quads due to the constant tension, even at the top of the rep.
This style of row is great for back hypertrophy and for building your grip for the deadlift. Go for at least 20 reps, Kroc-row style.
Big bench pressers use this movement to build the upper back and protect shoulder health.
Protect your neck. Here are some great exercises for athletes to build and strength the neck.
Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.
Strength athletes train their crushing grip strength, but often neglect pinch grip strength. Here are some new ways to train it.
Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.
The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.