Go heavy, keep your form tight, and this movement becomes one of the best deadlift assistance exercises.
Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.
Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.
Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.
To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.
If you can't feel your lats, or your biceps take over, during pulldowns or pull-ups, do this drill first.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
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This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.
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Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.
Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.
This primer superset teaches you to deadlift correctly, allows your CNS to recover, and it's easy on your aching joints. Check it out.
Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.
With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.
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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.
Prepare your shoulders for heavy lifting with this tri-set.
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Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.