Regular push-ups getting too easy? Try these variations to boost strength and power, nail your core, and improve shoulder health.
This is brutal, and you actually do it as part of your warm-up. Take a look.
Generate more power. Press, throw, and punch like a beast. Use this drill.
Here's how to activate your glutes and increase performance in all your lower-body work, even sprints.
Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.
This simple drill will get your chest, back, and shoulders ready for the heavy stuff. Check it out.
This stretch helps with just about everything. It even helps you activate and train your glutes more effectively.
Your warm-up shouldn't be boring or ineffective. Here's how to stretch the right parts, move with ease, and prepare to destroy your workout.
This exercise will boost your deadlift and build your flat butt... but it looks weird. Who cares? Be weird.
This lift is easy on your joints, kind to your shoulders, and polite to your achy elbows. And it'll still get you super strong.
This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.
For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.
Compared to Olympic lifts for training explosive qualities, the swing is easier to learn with lower risk. Adding a band makes it even more explosive.
Strengthen the glutes for a better deadlift and squat, or just build a better butt, with the cable pull-through.
With this variation of the glute-ham raise, you can finish with a glute contraction (knees lower on the pad), or set the knees higher to target hamstrings.
This exercise does a great job preparing the body for your sport, and of course it's a very effective hamstring and glute builder.
Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.
If the bench press is a battlefield for your shoulders, wrists, and elbows, it's time for a change. Try these, build your chest, and keep your strength.
Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.
Low back acting up? You can still train your lower body hard. Try this.
If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.
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Progress stagnated? Simplify. Here's how to do it and why it works.
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Add this exercise to your program if you want complete leg and glute development that transfers perfectly into sports.