Great exercise, if you do it correctly. You're probably not.
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The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.
For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.
Alternate between chin-ups and push-ups, doing twice as many push-ups. Example: Start with 10 chins and 20 push-ups. Goal: 30 chins, 60 push-ups total.
If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.
Using chains for dips is not only a good way to add weight, the chains will actually teach proper form on regular dips.
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This complex (a series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a 1 clean deadlift, 1 hang clean, 2 front squats, and a jerk.
This complex (a continuous series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a deadlift, a snatch, two overhead squats, and a snatch balance.
For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.
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This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.
Getting stuck at the bottom of your bench press? Use this technique to build bottom-up strength.
Most complexes are performed with light weight for fat loss. Not this one. Use 50 percent of your 1RM clean and jerk.
Get stronger from the floor. This exercise combines deficit deadlifts (standing on a plate or platform) with farmers walk handles for a new stimulus.
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Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.
Looks a bit silly, but it'll fire up your heart rate like nothing else. The monkey jump is the third exercise in this grueling complex.
Complexes can be used for fat loss or strength gains. Try this one using heavy 3-rep sets for each exercise in the series. No rest between movements.
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