No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.
This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.
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This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.
Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.
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Accelerate through your sticking points. Master these three jumps.
This variation of the press has you starting from a dead-stop every rep. Great for strength gains and working on weak points in the range of motion.
This is a great accessory exercise to strengthen your deadlift. Or use it for building your upper back and traps.
After your mobility and stability work, use these drills to improve your Olympic lifting technique.
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This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.
After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.
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Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.
Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.
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Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.
Add an upper-body and core challenge to your sled drags with this tough variation.
Nail your quads with this exercise. Be sure to pause 1-2 seconds on the box.
Already good at pistol squats? Showoff. Now try this advanced variation.
End leg day with this 45-60 second squat hold. It'll help with hip mobility and test your mental toughness.
Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.