After Tian Tao snatched 160kg [Video here], he finished his session with some upper back work. More: Dmitry Klokov doing Trapi Update: Full Session of Lu’s and Tian’s Training Session.
Time for some bodybuilding moves. On today’s menu: 240kg Shrugs with Dmitry Klokov. Get Yoked! Personally I like his Snatch Grip Swinging High Pulls a.k.a. “Trapi” better. Front View of Trapi with 122.5kg x5
Got a new toy today. 23kg of beautiful steel. Now if only I could decide which grip to use for curls in the squat rack.
Check out the dumbbell version of the Chinese Row. Fantastic upper back exercise. keep you body at a 45 degree angle try not to twist at the waist prime movers should be the traps
Here is what a deadlift day with Konstantin Konstantinovs looks like. Stuff like 350 kg x 5, 400 kg x 1 (and holding it) and trap bar deadlifts up to 370 kg.
Q: How does the beast himself, Konstantin Konstantinovs, train his grip? A: with a 350kg (771lb) fat grip (50mm) trap bar box deadlift.
Paul from Lift Run Bang shares his 4 week routine to build bigger traps aka getting yoked. These mountains on his shoulders look much like Wendler’s. MondayDynamic Deadlifts – up to a top triple for 2-3 sets, then regular shrugs to a top triple. A back off set of dynamic shrugs, then a back off set […]
Jim Wendler on building a bigger traps and neck (a.k.a. the yoke) in your home gym. Neck Harness Neck Curls (demo) do multiple sets of 25-50 it’s about VOLUME, lighter weights, higher reps Band Pull Aparts (demo) 100 reps a day with a mini-band or a light band standing and arms straight in front of you, shoulder […]