Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.
Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.
After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.
Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.
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Most people do hip thrusts for glute strength, but they can also be used as a high-rep finisher. Bonus: It's a quick setup with a dumbbell.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.
Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.
Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
Want bigger arms? Do the twist: supinate at the top. Here's how.
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Build a better chest, protect your shoulders, and boost your regular bench press with this unique exercise.
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Keep your feet low, heels closer together and toes pointed out to really hit the vastus lateralis.
Improve your posture and your big overhead lifts with this mobility drill. Check it out.
This type of exercise trains your body fat to break down by altering gene expression.
Farmer's walks are great. Now take that idea to the next level with this loaded carry variation.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
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.
To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.