Bodybuilding Exercises


An Overhead Cable Curl (also called a High Cable Curl) is a biceps exercise that uses a high cable attachment (generally at shoulder height or higher) to really isolate the biceps muscle for a full peak contraction. The biggest benefits to using the Overhead Cable Curl is that it removes […]

Overhead Cable Curl


Drag Curls (also called Body Drag Curls) are a biceps exercise made popular by the late Vince Gironda. Although technically a compound exercise, Drag Curls really isolate the biceps muscle by limiting the amount of help the front deltoid muscle can provide to lift the weight. Drag Curls are also […]

Drag Curls


Kroc Rows are a dumbbell back exercise named after Matt Kroc (Kroczaleski). Matt is a record holding powerlifter and bodybuilder who has now become a transgender named Janae Marie Kroc (Kroczaleski). Nope, I didn’t make this shit up. As a powerlifter, Matt found at one point that his grip strength […]

Kroc Rows



Pendlay Rows are a back exercise used by the very successful Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay in training his athletes. These are essentially a strict barbell bent over row where each rep starts with the bar resting on the floor. He often uses this exercise in training to help strengthen […]

Pendlay Rows


The Anderson Squat (also called Pin Squats) is primarily a quad exercise but really an overall leg/glute exercise as well. It is a modified version of a normal squat that was used by legendary weightlifter and strongman Paul Anderson. He is viewed by some people as the strongest man to […]

Anderson Squat


spider curls larry scott
Spider Curls (also called Prone Incline Curls) are a biceps exercise popularized by the first Mr. Olympia Larry Scott who said the exercise really helped build his biceps peak. The name supposedly came from the original custom bench Larry used to do these curls that had 8 legs like a […]

Spider Curls



The Zottman Curl is a dumbbell forearm and biceps exercise. It’s essentially a combination (hybrid) exercise of standard dumbbell curls with reverse grip curls. It’s named after George Zottman, an 1800’s strongman that used the exercise to build his powerful arms. To perform the Zottman Curl you will take the […]

Zottman Curl


The Arnold Press (also called the Arnold Dumbbell Press) is a shoulder exercise made popular by Arnold Schwarzenegger that primarily works all three deltoid muscles. It is sometimes confused with the Scott Press (named after the first Mr. Olympia Larry Scott). Although similar, the two exercises are slightly different, mainly […]

Arnold Press


Yates Row
The Yates Row is a back exercise named after 6-time Mr. Olympia Dorian Yates who popularized its use. The exercise works all of the back muscles, particularly the lats and upper/middle traps. Dorian credits much of his incredible back development to this exercise. Although the Yates Row is similar to […]

Yates Row