Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.
The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.
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Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.
Build your lats, delts, chest, triceps, and abs at the same time. Here's how.
Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.
Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.
Nail every fiber of your chest with one exercise. Just change the angle once you fatigue in one position and extend the TUT.
Also called the cross-body hammer curl, this neutral-grip exercise will hammer the brachialis, the muscle beneath the biceps, adding more size to your arms.
There's a much better way to train the core and obliques. Take a look.
Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.
Make this exercise work even better for pecs. Here's how.
Fix your ugly squat by squatting. Here's how.
Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.
Start with 10 presses and 20 front squats. On the next set, do as many presses as you can, then double that number for front squats. Continue until jacked.
Alternate between chin-ups and push-ups, doing twice as many push-ups. Example: Start with 10 chins and 20 push-ups. Goal: 30 chins, 60 push-ups total.
Lucky enough to have a glute-ham raise machine around? Awesome. Now use it correctly. Here's how.
If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.
This dip variation not only looks cool, it teaches you to perfect your form and prevent sag on regular dips. Hits your core too.
Using chains for dips is not only a good way to add weight, the chains will actually teach proper form on regular dips.
Do chest dips lead to injury? Yes, if you do them wrong. Here's a quick guide to doing them right.
This complex (a series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a 1 clean deadlift, 1 hang clean, 2 front squats, and a jerk.
For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.
Even if you're just after a beach body, you need to build your foundation. Here are a few metrics to aim for.