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This variation of the ab rollout is intense because you spend more time in the toughest part of the movement.
If you can do dozens of regular ab wheel rollouts, try this method for even better core strength.
Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.
Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.
Go lighter and slower with this underhand variation of the face pull. This version of the exercise is better as a corrective or activation drill.
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Improve shoulder health and posture with this face pull variation that uses accommodating resistance. Pull the band apart at the end ROM.
Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.
This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.
This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
Use this technique after tough workouts to calm the CNS and spark recovery.
Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.
Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.
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The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.