Use kettlebells and a decline bench for your pullovers to increase tension and range of motion.
This variation hits the glutes and hams hard, and it's more knee-friendly than the forward lunge. Add an isometric hold on the last rep.
Keep the low back pushed into the floor to keep constant tension on the targeted muscles with this pullover variation.
Get better results with walking lunges by not alternating your legs. Maximize constant tension and occlusion by leading with the same leg.
Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.
A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.
Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.
Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.
This is a less awkward and more natural variation of the pistol squat.
This variation places better emphasis on the lats.
Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.
Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.
Try this brutal leg training technique that painfully blends unilateral training, drop sets, and isometric holds.
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.
Go heavy, keep your form tight, and this movement becomes one of the best deadlift assistance exercises.
Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.
Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.
Add these anti-rotational exercises to your core training plan.
Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.
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.
Increase mobility at the thoracic spine with these corrective drills.
If you can't feel your lats, or your biceps take over, during pulldowns or pull-ups, do this drill first.
This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.
This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.
Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.