How to Do the Perfect Burpee
It’s difficult to think of another bodyweight movement as demanding as the burpee. To understand why, consider that the burpee requires a squat, a jump, a push-up, another jump, a squat, and yet another explosive jump.
Burpees come in all kinds of variations—some coaches or gyms may require a push-up; others won’t mind if you modify the movement by skipping the push-up altogether or substituting walking your feet forward and backward one-by-one rather than jumping them up and back.
How to Do the Perfect Deadlift
Ready to chalk up those hands, head to the bar, and get lifting? We’re here to help with step-by-step basics, deadlift variations, and solutions for common mistakes.
The snatch-grip deadlift is very similar to the clean-grip deadlift, but the grip is much wider. It should be as wide as feels comfortable, but start with a lower weight than you may use for a conventional deadlift, since this variation targets slightly different muscles, particularly in the upper back.
How to Do the Perfect Kettlebell Swing
First things, first. That cannonball-with-a-handle-looking weight you’ve seen around the gym is a kettlebell, not a kettleball.
If that sounds too good to be true, maybe it’s because you’ve never swung a kettlebell with pinpoint precision. Until now that is.