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.
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The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.
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Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.
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.
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Get your central nervous system ready for heavy squats by doing this simple exercise first.
Without moving your hips back and forth, get a good stretch in the lats, then pull the bar into the lower abs.
Do this explosive movement before barbell squats and you'll lift more weight.
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Got a bit of a pencil neck? This shrug variation will get your traps to explode in no time.
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.
This is a hybrid between deadlifts and the traditional Olympic clean pull.
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Master tension and build anti-rotation strength. Work up to 50 percent of bodyweight for 5-10 reps per side.
Some exercises just don't fit your body type. Others are hard to set up. Here's how to make those awkward exercises work for you.
Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.
Five things to pay attention to before you do your first rep.