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Offset Pullups For Massive Back & Lats

Offset Pullups For Massive Back & Lats

The offset protocol can be applied to pull-ups and chin-ups in a number of ways.  Not only does it crush the upper back and lats as well as the forearms and biceps but it also improves pullup form and mechanics not to mention posture.

Make Incline Dumbbell Presses & Rows Better

Make Incline Dumbbell Presses & Rows Better

If you're like me and are a huge fan of incline dumbbell rows and incline dumbbell presses, you're always looking for new ways to modify and tweak these movements.  Here's how to modify these movements to make them even more effective.

The Safest Way to Deadlift, Squat, Hinge, & Row

The Safest Way to Deadlift, Squat, Hinge, & Row

If you're looking for a method that allows you to overload the daylights out of squats, deadlifts, hinges, and rows, while also minimizing stress to the spine and low back, look no further than the hanging trap bar method.  Here's how to do it.

Landmine Renegade Rows For Full Body Strength

Landmine Renegade Rows For Full Body Strength

Renegade rows are some of the most effective core and back exercises there are.  However performing them on the landmine station also provides additional benefits.  Here are several landmine renegade row variations guaranteed to crush your whole body.

The Ultimate Bent Over Row for Size, Strength, & Function

The Ultimate Bent Over Row for Size, Strength, & Function

If you’re looking for an all-in-one exercise that crushes the posterior chain including glutes, hamstrings, and upper back yet simultaneously addresses mobility, stability, and symmetry, look no further than this stride-position bent over row.  

Use Offset Leverage To Boost Your Bench & Back

Use Offset Leverage To Boost Your Bench & Back

If you're looking for unique variations of the bench press and bent over row that not only improve form, mechanics, and muscle function but also build slabs of mass in the upper body, you'll want to give offset leverage a try.

The Best T-Bar Row You've Never Done

The Best T-Bar Row You've Never Done

If you're looking for a unique t-bar row exercise that not only feels very natural but absolutely crushes your upper back and lats, you'll want to check this out.  As an added bonus it's great for helping the lifter lock in their form and mechanics.

Master The Inverted Row with A Foam Roller

Master The Inverted Row with A Foam Roller

When it comes to building upper back strength and improving posture, inverted rows are tough to beat.  While there are numerous variations one that I’ve recently found to be incredibly effective is the foam roller version.  Here's why.

Master Your Bodyweight Movements With Bands

Master Your Bodyweight Movements With Bands

Want to master your bodyweight exercises such as pushups, inverted rows, dips, and pullups? Try incorporating the anti-chaos band method.  It requires unbelievably strict mechanics and smooth form or you will oscillate out of control. 

Make The Reeves Deadlift Better With the Trap Bar

Make The Reeves Deadlift Better With the Trap Bar

The traditional Reeves deadlift is a very effective upper back and grip exercise.  Unfortunately it also has some common pitfalls.  By using the trap bar instead of a standard barbell you eliminate these issues and gain better results.

Annihilate Your Core and Back with This Renegade Row

Annihilate Your Core and Back with This Renegade Row

If you’re looking for an exercise that devastates the entire core, back, biceps, forearms, rear delts, and grip, look no further than this brutal overcoming isometric renegade row performed in a barbell suitcase fashion.

Bigger Bench and Massive Lats with This Unique Row

Bigger Bench and Massive Lats with This Unique Row

If you're looking for a rowing variation to increase your bench press and build your lats then this reverse bench press or reverse inverted row will do the job.  Here's how to set it up for maximal gains and optimal performance.

Depth Drop Plyometric Pullups for Strength, Size, and Performance

Depth Drop Plyometric Pullups for Strength, Size, and Performance

I'm a huge fan of weighted pull-ups and chinups.  However, I also like to incorporate plyometric and depth drop pull-ups into my training.  Here's how to combine both methods for maximizing strength, size, and performance.

Simple Trick To Master Your Rows And Shoulder Function

Simple Trick To Master Your Rows And Shoulder Function

Using horizontal band resistance by angling your body 90 degrees from the anchor point of the band attachment helps eliminate several very common rowing issues.  It also promotes proper shoulder mechanics.  Here's how.