Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.
Have a hard time building delts? Try this simple yet effective shoulder press using a band for accommodating resistance.
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Improve upper back rotation and posture with this simple drill. Do 10 reps per side twice a day.
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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.
Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.
Try this bodyweight exercise for glutes and hams. Keep the hips up throughout the whole set. Walk your legs out at an angle, like a V.
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.
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For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.
This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
Bulletproof your body with this lunge variation. Perform alternating lunges while holding the weight on one side only.
Use this modification to make the face pull exercise even more effective.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
Add a band to your dumbbell flyes and pump out more gains.
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The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.
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.
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For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.