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Barbell Z-Press Exercise Form

Barbell Z-Press Exercise Form Guide with Video & Pictures

Quick Navigation Instructions with Pictures1. Starting Position2. Concentric Movement3. Midpoint4. Eccentric Movement5. RepeatCommon Barbell Z-Press Errors to AvoidBarbell Z-Press TipsIs the Barbell Z-Press Right for You? Exercise NameBarbell Z-PressAlso CalledBig Z Press, Zydrunas Press, Savickas PressPrimary MusclesAnterior DeltoidSecondary MusclesLateral Deltoid, Posterior Deltoid, Abs, Rhomboids, Triceps, Serratus Anterior, Lower Traps, Middle TrapsFunctionStrengthMechanicsCompoundForcePushRequired EquipmentBarbell, Power rack (or …

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Romanian Deadlift Exercise Form

Romanian Deadlift Exercise Form Guide with Video & Pictures

Quick Navigation Instructions with Pictures1. Starting Position2. Eccentric Movement3. Midpoint4. Concentric Movement5. RepeatCommon Romanian Deadlift Errors to AvoidRomanian Deadlift TipsIs the Romanian Deadlift Right for You? Exercise NameRomanian DeadliftAlso CalledRDL, Top Down Deadlift, Dimel DeadliftPrimary MusclesGlutes, Hamstrings, QL, Erector Spinae, Upper Traps, Middle TrapsSecondary MusclesForearms, AbsFunctionStrengthMechanicsCompoundForcePullRequired EquipmentBarbellOptional EquipmentPower Rack, Lifting Straps, ChalkExperienceBeginner-Intermediate (requires mastery of …

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How to Do Rack Pulls with Proper Form

Rack Pull Exercise Form Guide with Video & Pictures

___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW____TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW___ Quick Navigation Instructions with Pictures1. Starting Position2. Concentric Repetition3. Midpoint4. Eccentric Repetition5. RepeatCommon Rack Pull Errors to AvoidRack Pull TipsIs the Rack Pull Right for You Exercise Name Name Rack Pull Also Called Pin Deadlifts, Deadlifts from the Rack Muscles Worked Primary Spinal Erectors, Glutes Secondary Back, Calves, Forearms, Hamstrings, Quadriceps Classification Function Strength …

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Power Shrug Exercise Form Guide with Video & Pictures

___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW____TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW___ Quick Navigation Instructions with Pictures1. Starting Position2. Concentric Movement3. Midpoint4. Eccentric Repetition​5. RepeatCommon Power Shrug MistakesPower Shrug TipsIs the Power Shrug Right for You? Exercise Name Name Power Shrug Also Called Rack Shrug, Shrug from Pins Muscles Worked Primary Upper Traps/Middle Traps Secondary Glutes, Hamstrings, Abs, Erector Spinae, Rhomboids, Scapular Elevators Classification Function Strength, …

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How to Do Yates Rows with Proper Form

Yates Row Exercise Form Guide with Video & Pictures

___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW____TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW___ Quick Navigation Instructions with Pictures1. Starting Position2. Concentric Movement3. Midpoint4. Eccentric Repetition​5. RepeatCommon Yates Row MistakesYates Row TipsIs This Exercise Right for You? Exercise Name Name Yates Row Also Called Reverse Grip Bent Over Row, Supinated Bent Over Row Muscles Worked Primary Mid Traps/Rhomboids, Lats Secondary Erector Spinae, Rear Deltoids, Biceps Classification Function Strength, …

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23 Pull Up Variations: 8 Assited Pull Ups & 15 Advanced Pull Up Variations

This post contains 23 different pull up variations. Eight of them will help you if you’re too weak for conventional pull ups. The other 15 add a level of difficulty to pull ups for those who have mastered the technique. 8 Assisted Pull Up Variations/Alternatives Tip: Use one or two of these pull up variations …

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10 Tips for Improving Leg Drive on Bench Press

The bench press may seem simple at first glance. But nothing could be further from the truth. There’s a bunch of different things to think about when benching, including but not limited to: shoulder blades together and down, upper back arched, elbows in, lats activated (when bar is near bottom of range of motion), breathe using the valsalva maneuver, butt on the bench, and leg drive. It’s that last point in the list above that I want to focus on today: leg drive.

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Grip Strength Training Exercises for Building Crush, Pinch & Support Grip Strength

Grip strength training is essential for developing powerful hands, strong forearms and a devastatingly intense vice-like grip that can instantly transform diamonds into dust. In this guide, I’ll discuss the benefits of grip strength training and provide several highly effective exercises for building up your pinch, crush and support grip strength. The hands are your …

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Why Are Compound Exercises Better Than Isolation Exercises for Beginners? – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: Why are compound exercises better than isolation exercises? I ask, because you often say beginners should rarely do isolation movements, if at all. I want to do preacher curls and triceps pushdowns to build bigger arms. – Tim (Kansas) Answer: Hey Tim, thanks for the question. As a beginner, your time can be spent …

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