Each day this week, Muscle & Fitness will feature an exclusive training tip from the “Tapout Training Series.”

Performance enhancement specialist Joe DeFranco has teamed up with Tapout to create a 30-day series, which he says will “help anyone discover their inner athlete.” We’ll throw it over to Joe to explain more:

So, let’s get this thing started! Monday’s tip targets upper-body training, with a particular emphasis on the upper back muscles.

Stay tuned each day this week to see the first five tips of the series. Starting Monday, June 13, continue getting your training tips from Joe DeFranco by visiting Tapout.com for new daily episodes of the Tapout Training Series. For more nuggets of performance training wisdom from Joe DeFranco, follow him on Twitter and Instagram.