The kneeling pullover is one of the most unique yet effective upper body and core exercises you’ll ever attempt In fact it provides numerous elements and benefits that make it superior to many pullover variations.
If you’re looking for a unique but effective method for activating your lats, try this rotational strap method. There are several key benefits, including improved movement mechanics and increased functional strength and size in the upper torso.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pull overs are one of the best exercises for targeting your entire upper body and core including the upper back, lats, and chest. If you want ramp up the intensity a step further try performing these two pull overs using the trap bar.
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.
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.
Pullovers are one of the best upper body and core exercises for building strength and hypertrophy. Unfortunately they also tend to create joint issues due to faulty form. Here's the best variation for eliminating this problem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Using horizontal band resistance on rows provides a very strong stimulus to the entire back and promotes increased strength, hypertrophy, and muscle function. Here are 7 unique variations of this rowing method.
Although there are a number of unique methods that can help improve lat activation and enhance the muscle mind connection in the upper back, one technique that I’ve found particularly useful is the rotational strap method.