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Exercise of the Week: Supine Face Pulls

I know many of you out there are fans of the face pull, so here’s a cool variation that I think you’ll enjoy. The supine face pull is performed in exactly the same fashion as the traditional version – thumbs up grip, pull towards your face/neck, etc. ┬áThe big difference here is that when you’re […]

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Fix That Weak Link!

This article originally ran on T-Nation.com. Even though I have a home gym, it’s nice to get out from time-to-time and actually train around other human beings. This typically leads to some entertaining moments. However, what I often see from the “educated and certified fitness trainers” is appalling. Would you believe that many still assess […]

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Row Right: Get More Bang For Your Buck

Originally posted at www.t-nation.com Big backs are way cool. Whether it’s the back of a bodybuilder like Dorian Yates or Ronnie Coleman, a powerlifter like Ed Coan, or an Olympic lifter like Pyrros Dimas, big backs are a byproduct of moving heavy iron for an extended period of time. You can’t pump and cramp your […]

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Erector Set

Originally posted at www.t-nation.com Under Construction What is it that set Dorian Yates apart from his competition? And what is it that can often help a powerlifter or Olympic lifter put pounds on his total? Answer: A super-strong set of spinal erectors that resemble two big boa constrictors running down the back! But what muscle […]

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Back On Track

Originally posted at www.t-nation.com How many Mondays have you been to the gym, anxiously awaiting your chest workout, only to find that you have to wait 45 minutes just to get on a bench? It seems that every guy in the gym trains his chest on Monday; it’s a foregone conclusion. Not only do they […]

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