A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.
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Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.
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Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.
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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.
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.
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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.
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With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.
Sled drags are great for quads, but you can also use them to get in some bonus back work by pulling your elbows down and back.
For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.
Combine squat-stance deadlifts from a box with slow negatives and a pause to stimulate full-body hypertrophy. Start off by using 50-70% of your 1RM.
The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.
Skip the dumbbells for lateral raises and try this instead.
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