For this exercise, a short range of motion is superior. If you knees/legs go too far down, it just becomes a hip flexor exercise.
For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.
Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.
Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.
Just about everything you need to know about one of the best squat variations out there.
Are you already as flexible as you need to be? Here's what science says.
This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.
Most heavy lifters need better thoracic spine mobility. Here's one way to get it, while also stretching your lats and triceps.
Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.
The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.
Good rehab tool, not always a good strength training tool. Here's why.
Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.
The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.
Make your shoulders, upper back, and more feel great with this drill and its advanced variation.
Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.
New research shows that a single unhealthy meal can have devastating effects.
Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.
A new type of intermittent fasting allows you to lose body fat fairly painlessly while simultaneously improving fitness.
Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.
Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.
More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.
This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.
Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.
This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.