The offset resistance will help you develop the short head of the biceps for thicker looking arms.
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.
The Z press is the ultimate exercise to test your ability to keep your posture while pressing something overhead.
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Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.
Flyes using rings, TRX, or Blast Straps are highly effective, but you can make them even better by setting the rings further apart. This really scorches the pecs.
These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.
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The hamstring curl seems simple enough, but there's a lot more to it than most lifters think. Here's what you need to know.
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A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.
Try this cross-body exercise to fill in your strength gaps and perform better athletically.
Do this exercise before a chest workout to activate the pecs, or after a chest workout to really finish it off. Squeeze as hard as possible for 20 seconds per set.
This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts.
Dial in your hip hinge to master deadlifts, kettlebell swings, pull-throughs and more. Here's how.
Think of this exercise as a kind of standing ab rollout. Great for overall core strength.
Use Valslides or furniture sliders for this tougher-than-it-looks chest builder.
This bent-knee variation works best for most people because it keeps the hip flexors from taking over.
The most common push-up mistake is letting the hips sag. Here's a simple cue to fix that problem instantly.
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Here's a smart way to build biceps that manipulates leverages, allowing you to extend the set and target different muscle fibers.
If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.
It's not just for legs and lungs. Try these sled exercises for upper body activation.
This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.