Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.
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Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.
Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.
Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.
This supported version of the dumbbell row is more back friendly. Get a good stretch at the bottom and drive the elbow back hard.
Mark Dugdale uses this depletion circuit as part of his contest prep.
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Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.
A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.
Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.
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Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
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Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!
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Looks odd, but this is a great fat-burning finisher. Do 6 reps per side for 8 minutes straight.
Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
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Toss this conditioning finisher in at the end of your next upper-body workout to burn some extra fat. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.
To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.
A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.