The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
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Keep your feet low, heels closer together and toes pointed out to really hit the vastus lateralis.
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For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.
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Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
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To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
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One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
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Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.
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Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.