How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.
A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.
This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.
Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.
To keep your shoulders healthy, always use a shoulder-width grip or slightly narrower on this great core exercise.
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Once you master the muscle-up, progress by adding weight just as you would a pull-up.
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Think of this exercise as a kind of standing ab rollout. Great for overall core strength.
Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.
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Build more muscle by holding the top dumbbell isometrically between reps.
Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.
Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.
Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.
Looks weird, but it's great for crushing strength and forearm size.
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Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.