For those who aren't competitive powerlifters, the trap bar dead should be their go-to deadlift variation. Here's why.
We think of the deadlift as a pulling exercise, and that's true. But it's also very much a pushing exercise. Here's why.
Use this underrated accessory movement to build your triceps. Take a look at how they're done.
Build your lockout strength and the size of your triceps with this movement.
Complexes – a series of exercises performed in succession with a single implement – are a great way to build muscle, boost conditioning, and burn fat.
Performed with rings or a TRX, this row variation in infinitely scalable. Just adjust your feet and stance to make it harder or easier.
This movement blocking drill is a good first step when it comes to cleaning up your squat form.
Use this movement blocking drill to clean up your squat form.
Build shoulder and core strength with this exercise.
With this TUT method, you do 8-12 reps on the leg press followed by a static hold to failure. (Reps and holds are abbreviated for demonstration purposes.)
Perform 7 top-half partials, a 7-second isometric, and finally 7 full-range reps.
The variation of the 21's method starts with 7 mid-range partials, then you perform a 7-second isometric and 7 full reps.
For a new stimulus, manipulate the force vector to change the point of maximal tension in the biceps.
Here's a challenging new way to build your chest. Start with a 7 second mid-range hold, then do 7 full-range reps and 7 top-half partials.
This variation of the 21's method involves using 7 leaning curls, a 7-second isometric with a twist, then 7 full-range reps.
Hit your abs and obliques while also improving your hip mobility.
The standard dragon flag is great, but big guys need to use this variation. Their long levels make the regular version tough on their lower backs.
This is a great progression from the classic ab wheel rollout from the knees, especially for taller guys with long levers.
NFL athlete Bryce Canady demonstrates the power rack eccentric potentiation (PREP) method of overloading a slow negative.
Develop overall strength and athleticism with this rotational move.
Exercises like this one, performed in the transverse (rotational) movement pattern, add to your overall athleticism.
The harder you can hang on and squeeze, the stronger you can get. Try these drills.
Balance out all those sagittal plane squats and deadlifts with some frontal plane movements, like this one.
Most lifters seldom train their biceps in the lengthened position. Add this exercise to maximize your arm growth potential.
Strengthen horizontal shoulder abduction with this move.