Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
Use this exercise combo with higher reps (8 or more) to build your calves and boost athletic performance.
Use this technique after tough workouts to calm the CNS and spark recovery.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
This targets the adductors, and it'll help you maintain a neutral lumbo-pelvic complex.
A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.
It's one of those things that only the REALLY dedicated lifters do. The Zercher squat is as effective as it is painful. Try it.
After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.
Want bigger arms? Do the twist: supinate at the top. Here's how.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Keep your lower back flat. Completely exhale as you lower your legs and arms to the floor. Inhale on the way back up. Keep the non-moving limbs still. Add a band to ramp it up.
Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.
Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
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.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
Combine the best elements of rope pressdowns and straight bar pressdowns to create one hellacious exercise.
Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.
Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.
Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.
Add these to your warm-up: 2-3 sets, 4-6 reps in each direction before any upper body training. Your shoulders will feel great.
Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.
NFL athlete Josh Hawkins uses this exercise to build overhead strength. Because of the bands, the resistance gets stronger as you near lockout.