Just before liftoff, take the slack out by pulling the chest up and pulling the bar against the weights. Listen for the clink.
Get-ups are great for improving stability, core strength, and mobility, and you don't have to have a kettlebell to do them.
In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.
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Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.
If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
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Doing this athletic movement for reps or as part of a superset makes for a great conditioning tool.
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This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.
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Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.
Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.
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.
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.
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This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
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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.