One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.
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Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.
Can you do all five of these things? You should be able to. Check the list.
Your posterior chain contains a ton of musculature and you're probably not training all of it. Here are two lifts you should be doing.
These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.
Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
Step back with one leg. As you come back up, lift the dumbbell with the thigh: flex your hip and raise your knee just above a 90-degree angle with the floor.
Hard training shouldn't wreck you for days. Use these workouts to keep your strength high and your recovery brief.
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If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
Flyes using rings, TRX, or Blast Straps are highly effective, but you can make them even better by setting the rings further apart. This really scorches the pecs.
Master the hollow body hold, then ramp it up with these 3 advanced variations for lifters.
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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.
You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.
Stop training one body part a day. Hit every muscle more frequently and build them with this training split.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.