Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.
Try this cross-body exercise to fill in your strength gaps and perform better athletically.
With a regular pullover, you lose tension at the top. Add a band to keep the tension on through the full range of motion and you'll build more muscle.
The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.
It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.
Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.
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Get a training partner for this exercise. Asking for a little help is worth the big gains.
Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.
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A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.
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With this variation, you come to a complete stop at the bottom of each rep.
You're either one or the other. Figure out which and you'll be more likely to reach your goals.
Weak off the floor when doing standard deadlifts? Try this. Also great for upper back, traps, and rear delts.
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Short on time? Try this combo to hit your back, glutes, and hamstrings simultaneously.
Build strength by using holds on dips. If you can last longer than 45 seconds, add weight.
Short on time for today's workout? Try this.
Keep your knees, hips, and spine healthy and strong with this exercise.
Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.
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