The RDL is a staple lift, but not if you suck at it. Here's how to make it work for you.
Perform these three exercises as one superset to really nail your glutes and hamstrings while strengthening your lower back.
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Do 4 sets of 15 reps. On the first 10 reps of a set, do normal curls. On the last 5 reps of each set, switch to hammer curls.
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This variation of the ab rollout is intense because you spend more time in the toughest part of the movement.
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A bar takes the ab rollout to the next level. Try a wide grip to hit the chest and shoulders as well as the abs. Have a super strong core? Narrow the grip.
If you can do dozens of regular ab wheel rollouts, try this method for even better core strength.
For heavier face pulls, do them seated from a stable position to really build your upper back. Shoot for 6-10 reps.
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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 drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.
This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.
Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.
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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.
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Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?