Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.
You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.
Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.
Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.
An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.
Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.
The hang snatch is one of the best explosive power movements. Here's a quick breakdown.
Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.
Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.
Two great exercises for the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, the forgotten glute muscles that are key to athletic performance.
Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.
Drag it. Push it. Sprint with it. Load it ridiculously heavy. Doesn't matter, just do it. Here's why.
Add these to your warm-up: 2-3 sets, 4-6 reps in each direction before any upper body training. Your shoulders will feel great.
This method involves doing 5 reps followed by a 5-second hold at the top, then 4 reps with a 4-second hold, then 3, 2, and 1 in the same manner.
Back in the day, strongmen didn't have squat racks, but they did have crazy-strong cores. This is why, and it's still a good exercise today.
Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.
Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.
Urinary tract infections are painful, expensive to treat, and they can reoccur. Here's how to kill those bad bugs for good.
NFL athlete Josh Hawkins uses this exercise to build overhead strength. Because of the bands, the resistance gets stronger as you near lockout.
Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.
It's kinda odd, maybe even politically incorrect, but science says it works. Check it out.
RDLs are great, but if you're after stronger glutes and hams, this Hammer Strength hack is even better.
The Jefferson deadlift is an old-school classic. Use this variation (staggered stance) to really nail your glutes and hamstrings.
With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.