If foam rolling and stretching isn't improving your squat mobility, here's what to do instead.
It's time to let your instincts take over, for a while at least. Ditch your workout plan and try this.
The power pull using a hex bar with high handles is a great alternative to Olympic lifts for taller lifters who want to build explosiveness.
Do 8 reps on the preacher, then go straight into alternating curls, progressively increasing the number of reps until you hit 4 reps each side.
When doing loaded carries for grip strength, don't go fast. Focus on time under tension. Shoot for around a 30 meter walk.
If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.
Add bands to this booty builder to get even better results.
Add some accommodating resistance to this exercise with bands and blow up your glutes.
Got long arms or a very thick upper body? You'll get better rotation, a better contraction, and better results with this variation.
In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.
Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.
Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.
Are you leaking strength because of a lagging muscle, or a muscle group that can't stay tight? Probably. Here's how to plug the leak.
If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
Freezing sometimes increases the nutritional value of foods, so stop categorizing frozen food as processed.
To do this correctly, resist forward flexion and stay more upright.
Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.
This variation of the neutral-grip pull-up really nails your grip and forearms.
Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.
Unless you're a competitor, you're better off using other measurements of progress. Check 'em out here.
Trigger new muscle and strength gains with these overlooked set and rep protocols.
Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.