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.
It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
Farmer's walks are great. Now take that idea to the next level with this loaded carry variation.
Bad personal trainers can ruin a gym. Here's a list of the ones who should be beaten senseless with a battling rope.
Pull a ton of weight off the floor... or at least a whole lot more than you do now. Follow these rules.
One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.
Two birds, one stone. Two muscle groups, one exercise. Check this out and give it a shot.
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.
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.
Fructose can make you fat and even affect mental capabilities. Here's what you can take to protect yourself.
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.
The hang snatch is one of the best explosive power movements. Here's a quick breakdown.
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.
Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.
RDLs are great, but if you're after stronger glutes and hams, this Hammer Strength hack is even better.
To build calves, every single rep needs to have four steps. Here they are.
The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.
Turn on your central nervous system before lifting to unlock your strength potential and prevent injuries. Here's how.
Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.
Building legs isn't just about going heavy, but also increasing the time under tension. Drop sets allow you to go heavy for longer sets. Here's how it's done.