Want to get big and strong throughout your whole body? Do you want traps reaching toward your ears and a back that is literally 3D? Then you need to deadlift. In my experience, nothing will stimulate posterior chain growth, size ...Read More »
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Hold two dumbbells or kettlebells in the “rack position” (chest height under the chin). Take a slightly wider-than-shoulder-width foot position with your toes pointed out a bit. Upon descent, keep your chest up, abs braced, and push your butt back ...Read More »
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I remember the first time I was exposed to sled pushes. It wasn’t exactly a sled that I was pushing but a car that broke down and had to be moved. As one friend controlled the steering wheel, my other ...Read More »
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