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Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.
Add an upper-body and core challenge to your sled drags with this tough variation.
With the squat, you want to break from the knees and hips at the same time. This plyo drill can teach the correct movement pattern and fix bad patterns.
To get the most growth in your quads when using the hack squat, don't lock out at the top.
Ramp up the difficulty of the pistol squat with this variation.
The pistol squat requires mobility, strength, and balance. If you're not there yet, try the box squat version. Progress by using a lower box.
Finish off leg day with this quad-focused exercise. Stay in the crouched position and shoot for 15 reps per leg.
Trying to hit a full pistol squat but having trouble? Use this regression, then progress by using the straps as little as possible.
This is a double duty exercise. First it strengthens your core. Then, when your core is stronger, it's a great unilateral chest exercise.
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Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.
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Using a pair of sliders, first try a walking plank. To progress, drag a weight plate with your feet. Feeling like a badass? Attach a weighted sled.
Perform 3 sets x 10-15 reps each of front raise, lateral raise, and bentover rear lateral raise. No rest between exercises.
Use this accessory exercise if you're having trouble locking out your standard bench press.
Got restricted calves and ankles? Do this after your foam rolling and soft tissue work.
Follow this simple rule and get better results from your pulling exercises.
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Combine these two core exercises for a unique workout challenge.
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This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.
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