Initiate the pull from the floor with the hams. A common mistake is starting too fast off the floor. The feet leave the floor to re-adjust stance width.
Can you pass this test? If you can't, make sure you're foam rolling and stretching your lats regularly.
Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.
Tried every shoulder exercise? Probably not this one, which is also great for functional core strength.
Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.
Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.
Yeah, burpees don't suck enough, let's make them tougher! Seriously, this will get you in fighting shape fast.
This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.
Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.
Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.
Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.
Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.
The pullover is a classic chest exercise, and it hits the lats too. Add a band to increase tension throughout the entire movement.
If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.
This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.
One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.
You should feel this variation almost entirely in your glutes. Start with body weight for around 10 reps.
With this variation, the trap bar allows you to keep your hands more in line with your body, reducing shear on the spine.
Here's a quick overview that'll help you work your way up to a full muscle-up.
This high intensity metcon workout involves the entire body and demands extended repetitive effort. Try it!
Burn fat and strengthen your core at the same time with this full-body routine.
Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.
It's a common mistake. Here's what it looks like and how to fix it.
Don't let the fitness police keep you from doing this safe and proven strength-building lift.
The vastus medialis muscle often lags behind in strength. Use this exercise to bring it up and prevent injuries.