Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.
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.
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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.
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.
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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 mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.
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.
Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.
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If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.