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11 Best Push-Up Alternative Exercises

  • February 4, 2020
  • / By Tom

Push-ups are a classic and great exercise for building upper body strength, especially in the chest and triceps. While they are a great free-weight exercise that doesn’t require equipment, they are hardly the only exercise to target those muscles. Using any of the push-up alternatives below can make a great exercise choice for adding variety, […]

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Matthew Stafford workout and special exercises

Matthew Stafford is known for being one of the toughest quarterbacks in the NFL. He proved that in his rookie season in 2009 against the Cleveland Browns when, while being mic’d up for NFL Films, he threw a game-winning touchdown with a just-separated non-throwing shoulder. But Stafford struggled with injuries in his first two seasons, […]

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5 Best Lat Pulldown Alternatives

Lat pulldowns are a great exercise for developing mass and strength in the upper back muscles. Sometimes, though, you need to switch things up or don’t have access to a massive pulldown machine. In that case, here are 5 of the best lat pulldown alternatives for your workout. The exercises below are hardly the only […]

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The Best Medicine Ball Shoulder Exercises

Upper body workouts with a medicine ball can be tricky, but they aren’t impossible. The shoulder muscles in particular can be quite challenging to target. Because of the way they are made, med balls lend themselves to 2 different types of workouts – plyometric and conditioning. Plyometrics should be low volume, explosive movements, such as […]

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How to do Smith Machine Squats

Be it personal preference or access to equipment, you may want to sometimes perform your front or back squats with the use of a Smith machine. The video and explanation below will show you how to do Smith machine squats with proper technique. Smith machine squats might not be a perfect alternative to traditional back […]

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