Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
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Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.
Tension builds muscle. Stop your reps just short of lockout if your main goal is hypertrophy. It's a good finisher after your full ROM sets.
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Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.
An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.
The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.
Add a suspension trainer attachment to the cable machine to hit your back and rear delts in a new way.
Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, Austin Meadows, demonstrates this variation of the rope row. Note the hand rotation for more activation of the lats and upper back.
Go light, be meticulous with your form, and focus on contracting all the small muscles working in your upper back and shoulders.
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Get your glutes, hamstrings, and upper back ready for heavy training with these simple movements.
Bring up your rear delts, rhomboids, and external rotators with this movement.
It's one of the best exercises for pure glute gains and posterior strength. Here's how to make it even better.
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This exercise hits both the long and short heads of the biceps, which most biceps exercises can't do.
Get your central nervous system ready for heavy squats by doing this simple exercise first.
You have permission to do any type of squat that feels right to you, no matter what the squat Nazis say. Here's why.
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If squats are causing you pain right now, you can still train your legs. This exercise will load the spine less and still blow up your legs.
Suspension dips are easier on your shoulders. As a bonus, you'll get a better pec contraction compared to bar dips.