Sure, free weights are usually best, but don't scoff at machine exercises. Here's why.
Everyone fights about how much protein to eat, but what really matters is how much protein you absorb. Here's how to soak up every gram.
Looks weird, but it'll light up your shoulders, chest, lats, and even your traps.
Looking for a challenging finisher to your next leg workout? Try this.
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Do these fast and explosive dumbbell movements and get psyched up for the rest of your workout.
For this deadlift variation, stand on a small platform or plates. Great accessory exercise to boost your standard deadlift strength.
Want big, nasty quads? Do this exercise. Is it functional? Yes, it functions to build big, nasty quads.
Feeling beat up after leg day? Try this to work out the tightness and free up your mobility.
Not only is this a great core exercise, it'll help you overhead press better by teaching you to use full-body tension.
The Z press is the ultimate exercise to test your ability to keep your posture while pressing something overhead.
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This accessory lift teaches you to use proper form before moving to the standing barbell press.
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Use this to strengthen your stabilizers and get stronger in all overhead pressing movements.
This exercise will boost your front squat strength and improve your form. If you can hold for more than 30 seconds with 135 pounds, you're awesome.
Lifters spend way too much time arguing about things that don't matter that much. Here are seven things lifters should accept and just move on.
Do as many good reps as you can in the 4-6 rep range. Your goal will then be to double that number of reps. To do that you take short rest periods (15 seconds).
In this variation of the Tabata method, do 20 seconds of front squats, rest 10 seconds, and repeat 8 times. Good luck!
Aim to complete 50 reps in four minutes, breaking up the sets and rest periods as needed. Work up to using your bodyweight on the bar.
A back exercise. A core strength exercise. A much-tougher-than-it-looks exercise. Try it!
See this pro bodybuilder's recommendation for dietary fat. Hint: It's the opposite of the USDA.
Murder your legs with this variation. Do 1-2 sets of 8-10 reps at the end of leg day.
Turn this lift into a quad builder with a closer stance. Keep the hips down and chest up to keep the stress on the legs and off the back.