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7 Eccentric Landmine Methods For Strength, Size, & Muscle Function

7 Eccentric Landmine Methods For Strength, Size, & Muscle Function

The research is clear on what it takes to build muscle mass, improve functional strength, prevent injuries, and preserve joint health - simply, emphasize a movement’s eccentric phase. Here's how to apply it to the landmine apparatus for optimal results.

The Best Posture & Back Exercise You’re Not Doing

The Best Posture & Back Exercise You’re Not Doing

Looking for a unique but incredibly effective method for crushing your upper back and lats while simultaneously improving your posture and spinal alignment. Look no further than these plank rows and plank pullups. Be warned, these aren’t for the faint of heart.

50 Renegade Rows You've Never Done

50 Renegade Rows You've Never Done

In part 2 of my renegade row series, I highlight how this effective exercise can be regressed, progressed, and modified to target various muscle groups and movement patterns. Here are 50 of my favorite renegade rows and variations thereof.

Renegade Rows: The Ultimate Breakdown

Renegade Rows: The Ultimate Breakdown

Renegade rows and variations thereof are some of the most effective exercises not only for targeting the upper back and lats but also for absolutely annihilating the entire musculature of the core. Here’s everything you need to know.

Monster Mass & Strength with Rotational Barbell Movements

Monster Mass & Strength with Rotational Barbell Movements

If you’re looking for a unique and functional method to add strength and size to your entire upper body, the rotational barbell protocol is just what you need. As an added bonus is does wonders for cleaning up your technique and body mechanics.

Make Kettlebells More Effective

Make Kettlebells More Effective

Kettlebells are one of the best tools for performing a variety of movements including deadlifts, squats, rows, lunges, and more.  Unfortunately the ability to overload the muscles adequately can compromise their effectiveness.  Here's how to resolve that.

Sling Shot Rows for Massive Back & Lats

Sling Shot Rows for Massive Back & Lats

Targeting the upper back and lats can oftentimes be quite difficult even for advanced lifters as you have to work directly through the grip, forearms, and biceps to get to your back.  Using the slingshot method overcomes this issue and crushes the lats.

Functional Mass With Longitudinal Hanging Barbell Protocol

Functional Mass With Longitudinal Hanging Barbell Protocol

If you're looking for a unique and relatively simple method for crushing your legs and upper back, you'll want to try out the longitudinal hanging barbell protocol.  It's also a very natural and safe method for hitting squats, deadlifts, and rows.

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.

Master Your Movement with The Double Barbell Protocol

Master Your Movement with The Double Barbell Protocol

Besides providing a unique way to build significant functional strength and hypertrophy throughout your  physique, the double barbell protocol can teach lifters of all levels how to maximize their body mechanics and technique on a number of lifts. Here's How.

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. 

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.

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.

Use This Rowing Technique for Huge Back and Lats

Use This Rowing Technique for Huge Back and Lats

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.