Don't let the fitness police keep you from doing this safe and proven strength-building lift.
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The vastus medialis muscle often lags behind in strength. Use this exercise to bring it up and prevent injuries.
Reaching your physique or performance goal is about more than sets, reps, and exercises. Here's how to get your mindset right.
The bar placement in the Zercher squat makes it a lot easier to activate the core and control the low back and pelvis. A straight bar without chains will work too.
When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.
Yes, this is super weird. But it nails the transverse abdominis (the deep core muscle that's like a natural weight belt) and even the internal obliques.
This knee-friendly variation is great for your quads, glutes, and hamstrings.
The key is that it's not a bounce; it's a one-second pause. Tension is maintained and the bar is lowered under control.
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To maximize arm size, you need to add this biceps movement to your program.
Strengthen your spinal erectors, get stronger in all the big lifts. Do 3 sets of 10-12 reps once a week using light weight.
Pretend you're standing on a clock and finish off leg day with 3 sets of 10 (each leg).
Force those hamstrings to grow! Lift with two legs, then overload the negative by lowering with one leg. Switch to both legs when you hit failure.
Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.
Yes, this is very advanced. First master the plank and the single-arm plank before trying it on rings with added load.
Add this to the end of your shoulder workout and get ready to burn and grow.
For this intensity technique, do the concentric part of the exercise on your own, then have your training partner push down during the negative as you resist.
Blow out all your air on the way down and contract hard. Do 10-12 reps.
For the experienced lifter, this effective training method allows you to build strength without all the risky 1RMs.
Two great mobility drills combined into a fast, effective warm-up.
For more quad emphasis, try this split squat variation.
Finish off leg day with these. Looks easy, but your quads will be on fire.
Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.