Pull Up

About the Pull Up

Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Muscle Groups: Lats, Abs, Biceps, Shoulders, Upper Back
Equipment: None

VIDEO: How To Do Pull Up

 

Pull Up Instructions

1. With your arms pronated, grip the pull up bar with hands a little more than shoulder-width apart.

2. Breathe in deeply, squeeze your glutes and brace your abs.

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Sumo Deadlift

About the Sumo Deadlift

Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Muscle Groups: Hamstrings, Abs, Adductors, Calves, Forearms, Glutes, Lats, Lower Back, Quads, Traps, Upper Back
Equipment: Barbells

VIDEO: How To Do Sumo Deadlift

 

Sumo Deadlift Instructions

1. Stand with the bar across the top of your feet and legs spread rather wide apart.

2. Push your hips back and bend until your torso is almost parallel to the ground.

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Romanian Deadlift

About the Romanian Deadlift

Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Muscle Groups: Hamstrings, Abs, Forearms, Glutes, Lats, Lower Back, Traps, Upper Back
Equipment: Barbells

VIDEO: How To Do Romanian Deadlift

 

Romanian Deadlift Instructions

1. Stand with the bar across the top of your feet and legs spread apart by hip-width.

2. Use a double overhand grip with hands placed at or just over shoulder width.

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Sit Up

About the Sit Up

Type: Isolation
Level: Beginner
Muscle Groups: Abs
Equipment: None

Video: How To Do Sit Up

Sit Up Instructions

1. Lie down flat on the floor, relaxed. Bend your knees up and hold your hands over the chest.

2. Breathe out and squeeze your abs, then curl your back off the floor.

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Lat Pull Down

About the Lat Pull Down

Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Muscle Groups: Lats, Abs, Biceps, Shoulders, Upper Back
Equipment: Cable

Video: How To Do Lat Pull Down

 

Lat Pull Down Instructions

Be seated by the lat pulldown machine after you fix a wide-grip handle to it.

Hold the handle with your forearm pronated.

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