An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.
Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.
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.
Part of Neural Charge Training, the frog jump involves the glutes and hamstrings, whereas a vertical jump is more pure quads.
This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.
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.
Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.
With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.
For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.
Combine squat-stance deadlifts from a box with slow negatives and a pause to stimulate full-body hypertrophy. Start off by using 50-70% of your 1RM.
What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.
The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.
Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.
Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.
Here's an explosive Olympic lifting variation you can do even in a busy gym.
Under 5'8"? Make the bench press safer and more effective by adding a couple of plates under your feet.
How to build your pecs with no bars, no dumbbells, and no machines.
Know the difference between a push press grip and a strict overhead press grip? They're not the same.
Hit your abs, triceps, and chest. All you need is a medicine ball.
There's the standard plank exercise, the tougher one-arm plank, and then there's this – one of the toughest variations in existence.
This technique improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Here's how to do it.
Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.
This one looks weird, but you'll see how effective it is after your first rep.
This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.