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Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises Making You a TRUE Beast! • Zach Even-Esh

Lifting heavy shit is awesome, but bodyweight exercises can be badass too. Learn the best exercises and uses of bodyweight training.

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There's no reason why this shouldn't also apply to pulling movements, just like how horizontal pushing movements (bench press, push-ups, etc.) are complimented by horizontal pulling movements (row variations). And, just like how vertical pushing movements (shoulder presses) are complimented by vertical pulling movements (pull-ups and pulldowns), diagonal pushing movements (incline presses, angled barbell presses) are complimented by exercises like leaning lat pulldowns and high-cable standing one-arm rows.

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You're not starting a lawnmower when you do dumbbell rows. Here's a better way to row for big gains.

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Let's put whatever workout routines you're following to the side right now—it's time for a challenge or break from the typical grind. These one-off workouts will test your muscular strength and endurance, and push you past pain thresholds. Sound a little too intense? That's OK. Take on each workout at your pace, focus on your form, and gradually make progress. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or workout-lunatic we're got a challenge to fit your abilities.

7 Exercises to Blow Up Your Arms

Sasan Heirati is looking to make a huge impression in the IFBB pro ranks, and one thing is certain—Heirati is unlikely to be let down by his arms. At 22 and 21 inches (the right one is slightly bigger than the left), they’re not lacking size, but, as always with Heirati, it’s about the quality rather than just mass. However, he wasn’t born with impressive pipes. “When I started bodybuilding at 14, I didn’t have good arms, but they grew quickly,” he says.

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Prevent injuries and keep your delts feeling good with this quick exercise you can do anywhere.

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Whether you've heard of it or not, German Volume Training, or GVT for short, has been around the weightlifting world since the 70s. The idea between GVT is to overload your muscles with extreme volume, but with fewer exercises. The traditional setup you'd see would most likely be three main, compound exercises performed for a total of 10 sets at 10 repetitions each. Between each set you'd see a modest amount of rest—roughly a minute or two. And, as expected, the amount of weight used would need to be on the lighter side or else you'll burn out early. On paper, it doesn't sound too bad, but you'll soon realize that 300 reps is a ton of reps, and even more so when they are big-boy exercises. You may also see a couple isolation exercises thrown in for 3 sets at 10 repetitions each. For this particular mini-plan, we've modified traditional GVT. it's somewhat of a mutant.

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7 Curls for Bigger Biceps

Along with targeting the short head, hammer curls also indirectly work the brachioradialis. You can perform these by bringing the dumbbell across your body to the opposite shoulder, or begin with a neutral grip where your palms face each other. Antoian prefers the latter variation. “Be careful with the amount of weight you use during this exercise,” he advises. “If you go too heavy you can easily injure your wrist .”

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This is a great exercise for shoulders, core, and more. Easy to learn, challenging to do! Check it out.

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The step-up. Nobody does it right, nobody coaches it right, and as a result it usually doesn't do much for you. If you can use a lot of weight, you're likely not doing it right. Unless you can squat at least 500-600 pounds using a high-bar style, it should be very hard to do proper step-ups with heavy weight.

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10 Tips For Endurance Training

Just buying a workout shoe you found on the sale rack at your local sporting goods store is not always the best option. You need to find a shoe that fits your foot correctly and that is right for your respective endurance sport. Instead, find a store that has someone who can help you get set up with the right shoe. Depending on your training level, you may need anything from a minimalist shoe to a stability shoe. In order to optimize performance, make sure the shoe fits you.

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5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

But no matter how tough these exercises get, always remember the golden rule of ab workouts : quality over quantity. If you're still cranking out 2,000 fast-paced crunches a day, you're wasting your time (and maybe even hurting your back). Instead of ripping through the motions, slow down and focus on getting the most out of each rep, Holland says. With slow, concentrated effort, you'll be building up to 30-second sets of quality moves—and admiring those washboard abs you've always wanted—in no time.

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6 Reasons You Need to Do Side Laterals

Since M&F readers have been enjoying my series on exercises that I consider “essential” to those looking to build and sculpt a complete physique, I decided to continue by turning my attention to the shoulders. While it is certainly necessary to employ some heavy overhead pressing movements into your deltoid program, no movement is better (or more essential) than side laterals when it comes to creating true “boulder shoulders.” Here are 6 solid reasons you need to be doing this exercise on your delt-destroying days!

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In the gym, you’ll often hear, “This is what works for me so I do this exercise this way.” While that lifter may have seen gains by doing things his/her way, there are certain exercises and positions they may be neglecting to build a stronger, more proportionate and symmetrical physique. While it’s true that everyone is physically different, there are bodies of research dedicated to discovering the best ways for weightlifters to get bigger and stronger. Functional anatomy is the study of how body systems cooperate to perform certain tasks and in this article; we’ll discuss the human body in relation to lifting weights.

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8 Best Non-Bench Chest Exercises

Just because it’s chest da y doesn’t mean you're relegated to park your backside on a bench for your session. While the bench is a valuable tool for overall chest strength, it can place excess stress on the delts, which can be tough for those with injured shoulders. For pure pec muscle growth, there are several exercises that will get you off the bench and on your way to chest growth in PECtacular fashion.

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Do This, Not That: 6 Better Muscle-Building Moves

Do This - Everyone loves the barbell bench press but it’s less utilized cousin, the dumbbell bench press is a great chest developer that also trains shoulder stability. You can also change hand positions very easily with dumbbells (for example, going with a neutral grip with palms facing each other) in a way you just can’t do with a bar, giving you a lot more variety. And given that you don’t have a bar to touch your chest, you can get a bit more range of motion out of the dumbbell variation.

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