Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.
Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.
Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.
After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.
If you love this sport, here's how to minimize the risks.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.
The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.
For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.
Farmer's walks are great. Now take that idea to the next level with this loaded carry variation.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
Pull a ton of weight off the floor... or at least a whole lot more than you do now. Follow these rules.
One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.
How much should you be able to squat? That info and more here.
Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
Prime your nervous system, boost performance, and increase joint health with this warm-up.
Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.
A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.
These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.