Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.
For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.
Here's an easy way to improve your curl form, lift more weight safely, and trigger more hypertrophy.
The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.
Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.
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Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.
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Hold one side isometrically in the contracted position at the bottom while the other side is moving. Add bands to really ramp it up.
Master the technique to get the most out of this butt-kicking machine. Here's what you need to know.
Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.
Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.
The wimpiest machine in the gym can actually help you build strength and muscle. Who knew? Try these two exercises.
Sumo? Conventional? Nah, it's somewhere in between. Here's how to do it.
This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!
Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.
Negatives help you build muscle. Try this technique for chest training.
Curls seem easy to master, yet most lifters are leaving some gains on the table. Use these science-based tricks to build bigger bi's.
Here's a tougher-than-it-looks ways to ramp up your chest training, boost TUT for growth, and improve motor unit recruitment.
Does it really take a lot of pain to get a lot of gain? Here's the truth.
Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.
How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.
A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.
This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.