Build your lats, delts, chest, triceps, and abs at the same time. Here's how.
Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.
Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.
Looks like partials aren’t so bad after all. Here’s how and why you should start adding them to your squats.
Big bench pressers use this movement to build the upper back and protect shoulder health.
Protect your neck. Here are some great exercises for athletes to build and strength the neck.
Attach a two-inch pipe to some webbing and a cable machine to really build your grip and forearms. The resistance increases as you roll.
Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.
Strength athletes train their crushing grip strength, but often neglect pinch grip strength. Here are some new ways to train it.
This lift can be used as a tool to train for strength and mobility, along with overall health of your muscles and joints.
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.
The dead bug is a popular and surprisingly tough core exercise. Once you master it, ramp it up with this variation.
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.
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.
Get stronger from the floor. This exercise combines deficit deadlifts (standing on a plate or platform) with farmers walk handles for a new stimulus.
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.
Sandbags are great training tools, especially when you put a series of exercises together into a complex (use one weight, no rest between exercises).
Need to drop some fat, like, really fast? Try this complex. No sled? Just push a weight plate with dumbbells on top.