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.
These increase tension and build a strong mind-muscle connection. Shoot for no more than 5 reps per set. If you can get more, go slower.
Lean back until the abs engage and perform overhead presses. This will really bring up your core strength.
Take your core strength to the next level with this movement.
Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.
These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.
Hit your chest and abs at the same time with this tough exercise.
Tension builds muscle and this variation provides a lot of tension on the pecs. Be sure the dumbbell held at the bottom doesn't rest against the body.
Build your chest and enhance shoulder and elbow stability with this pressing variation. It'll even challenge your core.
Keep the low back pushed into the floor to keep constant tension on the targeted muscles with this pullover variation.
Get better results with walking lunges by not alternating your legs. Maximize constant tension and occlusion by leading with the same leg.
Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.
Here's how to find the right balance between the big basics and exercise variety to stimulate fresh gains.
A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.
Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.
Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.
Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.
Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.
Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.
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Try this brutal leg training technique that painfully blends unilateral training, drop sets, and isometric holds.
This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.
Go heavy, keep your form tight, and this movement becomes one of the best deadlift assistance exercises.