Ramp up the difficulty of the pistol squat with this variation.
The pistol squat requires mobility, strength, and balance. If you're not there yet, try the box squat version. Progress by using a lower box.
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Finish off leg day with this quad-focused exercise. Stay in the crouched position and shoot for 15 reps per leg.
Trying to hit a full pistol squat but having trouble? Use this regression, then progress by using the straps as little as possible.
If you can bench press two 90 pound dumbbells, you should be able to single-arm bench press a 90 pound dumbbell. If not, your core is too weak.
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Train your core anywhere with this exercise. Add a weight vest to make it tougher. Do it from your knees if it's too difficult.
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This movement looks like a rear delt exercise, and it is. But it's also a powerful anti-rotation core exercise.
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Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.
Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.
Using a pair of sliders, first try a walking plank. To progress, drag a weight plate with your feet. Feeling like a badass? Attach a weighted sled.
Perform 3 sets x 10-15 reps each of front raise, lateral raise, and bentover rear lateral raise. No rest between exercises.
Take it easier on your joints and blast through your sticking points with this technique. You'll wish you'd started doing it sooner.
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For this mechanical drop set, you'll start with the hardest exercise and, as you fatigue, move to the easiest. Works with a bar and a supinated grip too.
If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.
These simple cues will make your deadlift feel awesome, keep you safer, and help you pull more weight.
If you have squat-wrecking ankle mobility issues that are soft tissue related, try this.
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