Reverse Hack Squat Good Mornings: Is a compound movement that isolates the hamstrings and becomes a vital strength exercise. When performing the exercise, the core is engaged throughout the movement which makes it even more athletic and challenging.
Whatever training programme you follow or whatever split you do, the principle of progressive overload must always be applied. Obviously, or you’d simply never progress.
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Everyone who trains has an idea of what progressive overload is, but where most go wrong is trying to progress too fast and through only one way; by attempting to increase weight on the bar every week.
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The problem with that is:
1. More often than not you will compromise form or ROM. (Less tension where you want it and also more risk of injury)
2. You will plateau much quicker.
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So some other ways to keep overloading a movement before adding weight:
* Focus on nailing down form, getting better and more efficient at the movement. With better form you’ll be able to better direct tension where you want it.
* Perform more reps or more sets. More reps / sets = increased total volume.
* Increase training density. (Do the same amount of work, or more, in less time).
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The video is my top set of hack squats today, which felt f#cking hard!
It’s taken me weeks to add just 4 reps to this set! (from 4 to 8).
Now I’m hitting the upper end of the target rep range I will increase the weight slightly.
“Never been a follower, always been a leader”
LEG DAY ‼️ Warming up my hamstrings with 5 sets of stiff leg deadlifts. Not the best angle but what i can do ay?
A great movement to target the hamstrings and glutes. We stay working, no days off. Whatever it takes. Big things to come i promise. 💫
Still working on trying to improve my gluteal engagement. Doing some single leg RDLs with reach, to target those glutes and to give my proprioception and balance a little challenge as well. These are also good to reinforce the hip musculature as they help to support and stabilize the knee. #working#on#imbalances
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