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Just spread your hands out wider if you can. That'll bring the lats more into play.
If you want to lift heavier and heavier, you'll have to tense up. Otherwise, you'll fail.
I just focus really hard and tune out everything. The only thing I see is the bar.
5x3 for the heavy sets. 3x8 for the isolation sets. 5x5 for everything else.
Size does not equal strength.
I mean, look at me. I'm living proof of that you don't have to be big to be strong.
I'm actually not lifting right now because football is enough work for me! :D
But normally, I do this:
I like sumo a lot better because it uses more hips. In my experience, I can lift more using sumo-style than I can with conventional style. But...
Very good pull. Here's a tip to get the lowering part a bit slower. Use metal plates, not rubber ;) The thought of them breaking or the floor...
I actually think it was smart to start out on machines first. I mean, it was back in 6th grade. I couldn't even bench the bar back then. Now...
Hey, I could curl more than anybody my age back then. :D Plus, the teacher's didn't let us use free weights.
I would've benched a little bit more. I was always embarassed because I was so weak at that...well, I still am weak at it :o
I am glad that...
Drink a lot of water and eat some bananas for their potassium.
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You don't exactly have to cool down. Just stretch after you're completely done.
You would just loop it through the holes in the plates, and then tie it up at the top.
You might want to try some pullovers, too. They don't exactly strengthen your core, but they'll help you a lot with dragon flags.
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And Barbell Rows.
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