Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.
Strengthen your posterior chain and your overall strength will skyrocket. Try these proven good morning exercises.
Go heavy, keep your form tight, and this movement becomes one of the best deadlift assistance exercises.
Run better, squat better, and feel better with these 6 drills to open up your hips.
Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.
Adopt a few of these drills and feel better fast.
Here's how to take the standard dumbbell row and make it work even better.
Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.
Under 5'8"? Make the bench press safer and more effective by adding a couple of plates under your feet.
Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.
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.
Make this back-building staple more effective with these quick tips.
Most people have never tried this trap exercise. Try adding it to the end of your next trap-centered training session.
Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.
Build the forgotten muscle in your upper arms and bring up those puny forearms too with this exercise.
Most lifters struggle with getting their weight back on the deadlift. That leads to poor form and poor performance. Here's how to easily fix it.
Prime your nervous system, boost performance, and increase joint health with this warm-up.
Do the eccentric accentuated push press. Fancy name, brutal strength exercise.
Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.
Resistances plus eccentric loading: this advanced exercise will hit your abs in whole new way.
A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.
After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.
Add accommodating resistance to curls for new growth. Get a band and angle it so it provides maximum resistance at the top of the movement.
Tension builds muscle and this variation provides a lot of tension on the pecs. Be sure the dumbbell held at the bottom doesn't rest against the body.
Build your chest and enhance shoulder and elbow stability with this pressing variation. It'll even challenge your core.