Sequence these corrective drills in this order before your next chest day and get a better workout.
A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.
With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.
The pin dip variation will hit your pecs in a whole new way, plus it nails the traps and triceps. Check it out.
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No ab wheel? No problem. Just use a stability ball. Also works great as a regressive exercise if the standard ab rollout is too tough for you.
These increase tension and build a strong mind-muscle connection. Shoot for no more than 5 reps per set. If you can get more, go slower.
Lean back until the abs engage and perform overhead presses. This will really bring up your core strength.
Take your core strength to the next level with this movement.
These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.
Sometimes success involves studying the habits of unsuccessful people and then doing the opposite. Here are five of their bad training habits.
Overhead squats will improve your regular back squat technique and patterning.
This much-maligned piece of gym equipment can do something no other machine can do. Check this out.
Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.
A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.
Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.
This is a less awkward and more natural variation of the pistol squat.
Build your back, abs, and chest with a foam roller. Here's how.
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Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.
Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.
This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.
Go heavy, keep your form tight, and this movement becomes one of the best deadlift assistance exercises.