The biceps have two functions, to supinate and flex the arm. The single-arm barbell curl provides a brutal stimulus to both.
This mental exercise is harder than you think. Try it for a week and become a tougher, happier person.
Are the top CrossFitter's really the fittest all-around athletes? Here's one strength coach's opinion.
Stimulate new back growth by changing the angle. Use a Landmine device (or place a bar in a corner). Attach a band for a more intense peak contraction.
Get a better workout every single time you walk into the gym. Here's how.
A great back exercise, especially for athletes.
Stop putzing around. Make your diet, your training, and your whole day more productive with this strategy.
Instead of continuing to press through shoulder pain, avoid the chronic stress by fixing your position.
Flex your programming muscles, make your joints feel better, and accelerate progress. Here's how.
The power pull using a hex bar with high handles is a great alternative to Olympic lifts for taller lifters who want to build explosiveness.
If you're trying to lose fat, keep your distance from these things.
Start doing 100 easy-ish reps per day of these movements and you'll look better, feel better, and perform better.
Build confidence, improve body comp, boost insulin sensitivity, and increase your cardiovascular capacity. Here's how.
Research reveals a previously unknown ingredient to fitness, and training for an hour or two doesn't relieve you of this new obligation.
This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.
Is that new exercise worth doing? Sometimes. And sometimes not.
Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.
Some exercises are goofy looking and don't work very well. But some goofy-looking exercises are very effective. This is one of them.
Use this to fire up your hams, glutes, and upper back before deadlifts. It's great for grooving the hip hinge pattern.
If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.
Add bands to this booty builder to get even better results.
Add some accommodating resistance to this exercise with bands and blow up your glutes.
Got long arms or a very thick upper body? You'll get better rotation, a better contraction, and better results with this variation.
Use this simple technique to prevent overuse injuries and ease your elbow pain.