Is it really a bad exercise? That depends on your posture and your overall training history.
This is a great chest training alternative when your shoulders don't tolerate being loaded in the bottom position in a traditional bench press.
It's something most of us fall prey to every day, but it can wipe out the benefits of exercise and worse, ruin our health.
How long do you have to wait before you train the same muscle group again? Not as long as you may think. Here's why.
Fix your technique and turn up the time under tension with this brutal variation.
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.
Lower slowly to fix your form and up your gains. Here's why.
People do this exercise with a dumbbell, but you'll get better results with an angled low cable.
Deadlift stuck? Then you're probably missing one important thing. Here it is.
Get more butt stuff done with this variation of the hip thrust.
These two simple cues will help you lift more weight and do it safely.
This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.
Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.
Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.
Use heavy, moderate, and band resistance to build strong, healthy shoulders.
A new study shows the shocking effects of overtraining. Check this out.
This complex starts with the squeeze press. Ideally, use hex dumbbells since you need to squeeze them together hard. Then move on to regular flyes.
This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.
Here's why you should train upper back often and with higher reps, along with the best exercise choices.
Most heavy lifters need better thoracic spine mobility. Here's one way to get it, while also stretching your lats and triceps.
Get more muscle growth with internal focus of attention. Here's how.
This training method not only works fast, it's also extremely satisfying if you like heavy weights. Check it out.
Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.
Here are two tips guaranteed to boost your bench press.