A corrective complex is where you find a restricted muscle, roll it, mobilize it, and then activate its antagonist. Here's one for your tight back.
The NHC is a tough exercise for the hams and glutes. The key is to lower slowly under control and pull yourself back up. Too tough? Add a band.
Warm up your shoulders and keep them mobile with this drill. Walk your feet out or elevate them to increase the challenge.
Set up like a deadlift and use the hips to drive the weight up to a standing position, then lower under control.
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Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.
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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Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.
Improve your shoulder mobility with this drill.
It's not about how high the box is. It's about how explosive you are from the ground.
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.
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.
There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.
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.
No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.
Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.
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To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.
Accelerate through your sticking points. Master these three jumps.
After your mobility and stability work, use these drills to improve your Olympic lifting technique.
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