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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.
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Use this drill in any warm-up before squats or deadlifts. Check it out.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!
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Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.
Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.
If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.
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Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.
Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.
Do 25-40 reps before rows and deadlifts to activate the entire posterior shoulder girdle and prepare your body for heavy pulls.
Get out of your comfort zone. Literally. Here's why you need to train outside and a few fun ways to do it.
For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.
The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.
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Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.
What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.
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Working on your posture? Your choice of back exercises could be making it worse. Here's what you need to know.
Build a strong core that not only looks good, but makes you a better athlete. Here's how.