Master this movement and deep squats will be no problem for you.
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.
Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.
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It's one of those things that only the REALLY dedicated lifters do. The Zercher squat is as effective as it is painful. Try it.
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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.
Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.
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Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
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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.
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Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
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Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
If you can't pass this relative strength test yet, there's no need for direct core work. Or you could just be too fat.