This Smith machine has its uses, like with this dead-stop drop set for back.
For this mechanical drop set, you'll start with the hardest exercise and, as you fatigue, move to the easiest. Works with a bar and a supinated grip too.
Keep your ankles healthy and mobile to keep your squat feeling good. Here's how.
Remember these cues the next time you bench press and you'll get a better workout.
If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.
If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.
If you have squat-wrecking ankle mobility issues that are soft tissue related, try this.
If you have ankle mobility issues that affect your squat, you need to determine what kind of problem you have before treatment. Here's how to do it.
Here's what you need to know about knee position, butt wink, and more.
It's not just for legs and lungs. Try these sled exercises for upper body activation.
A new twist on a classic muscle-building method. Check it out.
Steal this challenging core movement from the world of gymnastics. Here are a few ways to do it.
Combine these two core exercises for a unique workout challenge.
Lucky enough to have this machine in your gym? If so, here's a quick overview on its benefits and how to use it.
Sequence these corrective drills in this order and you'll get better results from each. Try it before your next lower body workout.
This is a great exercise for triceps thickness, if you do it correctly. Here's how to get it right.
Sequence these corrective drills in this order before your next chest day and get a better workout.
A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.
With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.
This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.
The pin dip variation will hit your pecs in a whole new way, plus it nails the traps and triceps. Check it out.
Using the same weight, do 10-12 reverse-grip extensions, then 10-12 overhead extensions, and finally rep out on triceps pressdowns.
No ab wheel? No problem. Just use a stability ball. Also works great as a regressive exercise if the standard ab rollout is too tough for you.
Starting with a weight you can curl 12-15 times, do 8-10 reps on steep side of preacher bench, match those reps on the angled side, then stand and rep out.