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Tips for Better Posture

13 Incredibly Useful Tips for Better Posture That Actually Work

Achieving better posture is a popular goal thanks to the explosion of interest in mobility and “prehab” focused training in recent years. The reasons for wanting better posture vary from person to person: Bodybuilders want to develop a more aesthetic default posture; they want to be able to do exercises that require good mobility so they can target certain muscle groups (e.g. face …

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Progressive Overload Is the Holy Grail of Building Muscle and Strength

The Principle of Progressive Overload is crucial for building muscle and gaining strength. The concept is simple: You must continually increase the demand placed on your body – over time. If you implement this principle, muscle and strength gains are guaranteed. Period. Whether you are struggling to gain muscle mass, want to increase your bench …

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How to Build Muscle: The Ultimate Mass Gaining Guide

I am going to teach you exactly how to build muscle by applying fundamental nutrition and weight lifting principles. No BS-ing around, just concrete and practical guidelines. This guide is aimed at beginners. But the vast majority of this muscle building information is applicable to all levels of experience. And when relevant, I do provide …

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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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3 Dumbbell Pullover Benefits You Should Know About

Discover the dumbbell pullover benefits and see how this isolation chest exercise might be able to help you reach your goals faster. If you are planning to add this exercise to your routine, be sure that you know how to do the dumbbell pullover. Dumbbell Pullover Benefits The dumbbell pullover offers a few key benefits …

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Power Rack Training: Benefits, Uses & Exercises

Learn all about power rack training here. On this page, you’ll discover why the power rack is a weight lifter’s best friend… …Specifically, I’ll explain what this piece of equipment is, the exercises you can do with it, its benefits and why it should be an integral component in your training. So, what are power …

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24 Bench Press Tips to Increase Your Bench Press Strength

These bench press tips will improve your bench pressing power instantly, while also allowing you to see consistent and long-term strength gains. The barbell bench press is quite possibly the most popular weight lifting exercise in the world. While it may be a somewhat over-hyped compared to full body lifts like squats or power cleans, …

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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.

20 Dip Variations: 4 Assisted Dips & 16 Advanced Dip Variations

This post contains 20 different dip variations, including 4 assisted dip exercises for beginners and weaklings, plus 16 advanced dip exercises for seasoned lifters and calisthenics enthusiasts. 4 Assisted Dip Variations Are you too weak for bodyweight dips? No biggie. This is a common problem that trainees face when new to the dips exercise. Assisted …

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