This is a great chest training alternative when your shoulders don't tolerate being loaded in the bottom position in a traditional bench press.
Use this style of bar when internal shoulder rotation is a limiting factor and regular benching is painful.
Shoulders banged up? Take a tip from top powerlifters and use a pad to reduce the tricky part of the range of motion.
Yeah, burpees don't suck enough, let's make them tougher! Seriously, this will get you in fighting shape fast.
The bar placement in the Zercher squat makes it a lot easier to activate the core and control the low back and pelvis. A straight bar without chains will work too.
When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.
This knee-friendly variation is great for your quads, glutes, and hamstrings.
Elevate the front foot with a step and go deep on this one. Rack grip shown, but you can also hold the dumbbells down at your sides.
Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.
Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.
Build your traps and upper back with bodyweight. Here's how.
Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.
To prevent imbalances, don't forget to train the part of your traps that you can't see in the mirror. Here's how.
If you only do standing shrugs, you're missing a big part of your traps. Try this.