Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.
You've never tried this classic shoulder builder before. It's great for the medial delts. Take a look.
This classic strength training method has you starting the lift from the bottom with the concentric portion of the movement.
This core exercise will nail your obliques and even your glutes. No chain? Use a rope or a bar.
Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.
Build bigger, stronger legs, no barbell required. Here's how.
The cable pull-through is great for glutes, and it's a favorite for boosting squat and deadlift strength. Now try it with a band. Shoot for 100 reps at the end of leg day.
NFL athlete Josh Hawkins uses this exercise to build overhead strength. Because of the bands, the resistance gets stronger as you near lockout.
Add a band to your dumbbell flyes and pump out more gains.
Use this modification to make the face pull exercise even more effective.
The pullover is a classic chest exercise, and it hits the lats too. Add a band to increase tension throughout the entire movement.
Have a hard time building delts? Try this simple yet effective shoulder press using a band for accommodating resistance.
Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.
Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.
As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.
Two great mobility drills combined into a fast, effective warm-up.
If you like pressing and pulling more than jogging on a treadmill, give this a shot.
Does the front side of your shoulder hurt from bench pressing? Most likely your hand position is off. Here's how to fix it.
Turn on your central nervous system before lifting to unlock your strength potential and prevent injuries. Here's how.
Make this exercise work even better for pecs. Here's how.
Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.
Nail your core and strengthen your serratus with this tougher-than-it-looks exercise.
The muscle snatch is the best Olympic-style lift for those who just want to get bigger and stronger. It's also easy to learn. Here's how to do it.
Blast those puny triceps and strengthen your core with one exercise.
Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.