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The NHC is a tough exercise for the hams and glutes. The key is to lower slowly under control and pull yourself back up. Too tough? Add a band.
Set up like a deadlift and use the hips to drive the weight up to a standing position, then lower under control.
Here's an easy way to add accommodating resistance to the floor press using only one band. Try it out and boost your bench press PR.
Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.
Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.
Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.
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It's been under our noses the whole time.
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After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.
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If you can bench press two 90 pound dumbbells, you should be able to single-arm bench press a 90 pound dumbbell. If not, your core is too weak.
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Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.
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.
Add these finisher exercises to the end of leg day and build glutes that won't quit.
Work on your core stability and hip mobility in one movement.