Barefoot training and minimalist shoes were a big trend a few years ago, but everyone made one big mistake.
The compound exercise attacks a weak core, improves performance, and stimulates muscle growth. It also prevents injury and builds a rock-solid physique.
Do 4 sets of 15 reps. On the first 10 reps of a set, do normal curls. On the last 5 reps of each set, switch to hammer curls.
Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.
Add a band and use a slow, controlled, partial range of motion to keep tension on the abs.
A bar takes the ab rollout to the next level. Try a wide grip to hit the chest and shoulders as well as the abs. Have a super strong core? Narrow the grip.
Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.
Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.
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For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
If you have trouble feeling your delts work, give this crazy looking exercise a try. Here's how to do it.
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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.
The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.
Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.
It's safer on the shoulders and it'll build bigger delts than traditional overhead pressing. Take a look.
Improve your posture and your big overhead lifts with this mobility drill. Check it out.
For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.
Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
You've got to try this. You'll get more muscle activation and more growth, yet less wear and tear on the joints. Do it.
A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.