Dumbbell Rows – Back Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Lats Other Muscles Worked:Biceps, Traps, Grip Equipment: Dumbbells Mechanics Type: Compound < src="http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> < src="http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> One-arm dumbbell rows personally are one of my favorite back exercises. And for a big thick back you need to use heavy dumbbells. But, if you have a tendency on each rep to get that old lawn mower started then you are …

Incline Bench Press: Chest Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Chest Other Muscles Worked: Triceps, Shoulders Equipment: Barbell Mechanics Type: Compound Tips: Set the incline bench at about a 45 degree angle. Sit on the bench with your feet flat on the floor a little more than shoulder width apart. Position your back firmly against the bench. Using a grip slightly wider than shoulder width, hold the …

Lay Back Chin Ups: Back Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Lats Other Muscles Worked: Biceps, Middle Back Equipment: Other Mechanics Type: Compound Tips: Many have dubbed this the single best lat exercise ever invented! This involves leaning back throughout the entire movement. In this variation, the lower portion of the chest should touch the bar. Begin by grasping the pull-up bar with an underhand grip, approximately shoulder …

Face Pulls: Upper Back Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Lats Other Muscles Worked: Middle Back Equipment: Machine Mechanics Type: Compound Tips: There are many options for stimulating the front and side delts, but it seems so many people can’t bring up their rear delts at the same speed. I have found an exercise called cable, rope, rear-delt rows which does. For some reason people use bent-over …

Pec Minor: Sprinters Stretch

I often recommend only 3 essential stretches for athletes to use when they need to get faster. This is one of them. Along with Glute Stretch and Hip Flexors, this Pec Minor Stretch is a must for all strength and speed athletes.

Barbell Reverse Lunges: Leg Exercises

Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Other Muscles Worked: Quadriceps, Calves, Glutes Equipment: Barbell Mechanics Type: Compound Tips: Place a barbell on your upper back. Lift your chest up and look straight ahead. Position your right leg forward in a long stride. Your foot should be far enough in front of you so that when you bend your right knee, your thigh …

Barbell Biceps Curls: Arm Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Biceps Other Muscles Worked: None Equipment: Barbell Mechanics Type: Isolation Tips: Possibly the best biceps exercise! With your hands shoulder-width apart, grip a barbell with an underhand grip. Stand straight up with your shoulders squared and with your feet shoulder-width apart. Let the bar hang down at arm’s length in front of you, with your arms, shoulders …

Hip Flexor Stretch: Sprint Stretches

I often recommend only 3 essential stretches for athletes to use when they need to get faster. This is one of them. Along with Glute Stretch and Pec Minor, this Pec Minor Stretch is a must for all strength and speed athletes.

Glute Stretch: Sprinters Stretches

I often recommend only 3 essential stretches for athletes to use when they need to get faster. This is one of them. Along with Hip Flexors, and Pec Minor, this glute stretch is a must for all strength and speed athletes.

Blast Strap Push Ups: Chest Exercise

This is a great variation on the push up exercise. I use “Blast Straps” in the video below, you can get these somewhere on the internet just search for em’. My athletes and fitness clients use this exercise on our upper body repetition or bodybuilding days. We usually perform this for high reps and burn out sets, great for getting …