Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.
Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.
Add a band and use a slow, controlled, partial range of motion to keep tension on the abs.
Ramp up this powerlifting accessory exercise with a band to add resistance at the waist and cue yourself to get the hips through. Great for glutes.
Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.
Hold one side isometrically in the contracted position at the bottom while the other side is moving. Add bands to really ramp it up.
Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.
Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.
Use this complex as a workout finisher to build your arms and shoulders.
This conditioning finisher will not only torch fat, it'll teach you to control your breathing in intense sports or workouts.
Sled drags are great for quads, but you can also use them to get in some bonus back work by pulling your elbows down and back.
A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.
Build strength and power by starting your bench press from a dead-start position. Here's how.
Do Russian-style star complexes for rapid strength and muscle gains. Here's how.
Shoulders banged up? Take a tip from top powerlifters and use a pad to reduce the tricky part of the range of motion.
Most heavy lifters need better thoracic spine mobility. Here's one way to get it, while also stretching your lats and triceps.
Got restricted calves and ankles? Do this after your foam rolling and soft tissue work.
Starting with a weight you can curl 12-15 times, do 8-10 reps on steep side of preacher bench, match those reps on the angled side, then stand and rep out.
Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.
Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.
Target those forgotten back muscles in a whole new way with this exercise. Here's how to do it.
Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.
Behind the scenes at one of T Nation's boot camps. Tons of workout ideas and training tips here.
Here's a video from one of T Nation's boot camps. In this intro, Coach Thibaudeau reviews several awesome training techniques.
To get results from this exercise, you must build a stable base. One way to do that is with the bottom-up variation. Here's how to do it.