Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.
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Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.
Improve your shoulder mobility with this drill.
Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.
Free up your stiff shoulders and activate your lower traps with this drill.
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Build strength and set new personal records using compensatory acceleration training. Here's how.
Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.
Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.
If your main goal right now is to build strength, avoid this common mistake.
Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. Here's how.
Grab a light band and run through this clever drill. Your shoulders will feel amazing and you'll be ready to smash the heavy weights.
Boost your bench press by strengthening your triceps with this exercise. It's also a great way to hit triceps without irritating your elbows.
Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.
You need more than shrugs for big traps. Add one of these four movements to your list.
No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.
This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.
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This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.
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This is a great exercise that builds you delts while also protecting joint integrity. The cable is attached at the bottom of the handle, so you'll be pushing up, not pulling down.