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Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.
Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.
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This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.
Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.
Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.
Accelerate through your sticking points. Master these three jumps.
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This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.
After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.
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Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.
Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.
Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.
Add an upper-body and core challenge to your sled drags with this tough variation.
Nail your quads with this exercise. Be sure to pause 1-2 seconds on the box.
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Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.
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Bulletproof your posterior chain with this good morning variation. Also works great for opening up your hips.
With the squat, you want to break from the knees and hips at the same time. This plyo drill can teach the correct movement pattern and fix bad patterns.
To get the most growth in your quads when using the hack squat, don't lock out at the top.