Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.
To keep your shoulders healthy, always use a shoulder-width grip or slightly narrower on this great core exercise.
Everyone knows how to curl, right? Wrong. Here's how to really curl to build your biceps.
Do chest dips lead to injury? Yes, if you do them wrong. Here's a quick guide to doing them right.
Start at the bottom with the palms facing each other. Rotate on the way up so the palms are facing forward in the end position.
This has been called the most complete upper-body exercise. Want to learn it? Here's a quick guide.
This activates 4 times more lower abs, over 2 times the internal oblique and over 3 times the external oblique musculature compared to the standard plank.
Master the technique to get the most out of this butt-kicking machine. Here's what you need to know.
Prepare your shoulders for heavy lifting with this tri-set.
Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.
This seated variation of the box jump helps athletes develop power from the ground up.
Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.
This push-back variation focuses more on your delts than your chest.
This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.
To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.
This is a double duty exercise. First it strengthens your core. Then, when your core is stronger, it's a great unilateral chest exercise.
If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank.
This variation of the pullover will build core strength in a whole new way. NFL athlete Fernando Velasco demonstrates.
This movement looks like a rear delt exercise, and it is. But it's also a powerful anti-rotation core exercise.
Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.
Boost your pressing frequency with this. With no eccentric component, the nervous system is spared. Great for off days or deloads.
Sumo? Conventional? Nah, it's somewhere in between. Here's how to do it.
Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.
A bar takes the ab rollout to the next level. Try a wide grip to hit the chest and shoulders as well as the abs. Have a super strong core? Narrow the grip.
Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.