Looking to pack some size on your upper arms? It’s no secret that triceps make up 2/3 of that area, so that’s why Joe Donnelly is with training tips and five exercises to help you develop those horseshoes.
Whenever we hear the word “cardio”, we tend to immediately associate it with weight loss and body fat reduction. But what if the right amount and right type of cardio could actually aid you in your muscle building gains? You would most likely be more willing to do it, even when not in a traditional “cutting” phase.
One of the questions I hear a lot of other trainers get is “Can we do a really cool bodyweight-only workout that can get me really muscular and jacked?” My answer in one word-no. That’s the bad news. Now before everyone asks to have me burned at the stake for speaking heresy, let me explain.
People have been lifting weights for thousands of years, yet we still can't agree on the optimal number of sets and reps for building strength.
The preacher bench is a much harder exercise than standing curls. It places stress on the biceps throughout the entire range of motion, and it allows the tension to drop off at the top of the lift like free weights.
The external obliques and serratus muscles that make up a big part of our core. They get indirectly trained whenever we do any type of standing exercise or during bigger compound movements, but isolating them will truly bring out the detail you have been looking for in your core.
Joe Donnelly kicks off his new video series with FitnessRx For Men by covering all the ins and outs of advanced arm training. Check out his tips and variations for some new ideas on how to attack your biceps to build bigger, thicker arms.
Kyle Clarke is back - with tips to help you fully develop your upper body. Try these three trap-focused exercises to fully develop your upper back and complete your physique.
The best abdominal exercises will shorten and tighten the fibers in the abdomen wall. Crunches on a stability ball are great because they optimize abdominal contractions while protecting the back. With the ball positioned correctly, you’ll feel a great burn and gut-ripping contractions.
Few exercises build sequential strength better than the clean and jerk. Modifications of this exercise, such as the power clean and push jerk, are relatively easy to learn and still build excellent strength and power. This article will include the elements of the clean and jerk, modifications of the basic lift, and a checklist to help you develop good technique.