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Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.

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Tip: Stretching Does Not Prevent Injuries

Are you already as flexible as you need to be? Here's what science says.

Tip: Deadlift – Tripods vs. Elf Slippers

Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.

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Tip: Cable Row with Pre-Set Iso-Hold

Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.

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Tip: Intra-Set Load Contrast Set

To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.

Tip: Do You Have a Hidden Infection?

Oral health is linked to overall health. If your gums bleed when brushing, bacteria and inflammation could be shortening your life. Here's how to kill it.

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Tip: Dumbbell Pull-Across Plank

Crank up your plank with this tough variation.

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Tip: Dumbbell Spider Curl with Push

Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.

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Tip: Dips With Band

Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.

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Tip: Ring Dips With Tempo Manipulation

Before you add more reps or more weight to your dips, first try tempo manipulation. Here's how.

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Tip: Row – Correct Range of Motion

Full ROM is good... usually. But most lifters carry it too far when it comes to the row, leading to problems.

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Tip: Back to Wall Shoulder Flexion

Can you pass this test? If you can't, make sure you're foam rolling and stretching your lats regularly.

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Tip: Single-Arm Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Waiter's Walk

Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.

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Tip: Band Resisted Jackknife

Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.

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Tip: Single-Arm Push Press, Lowered Slowly

Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.

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Tip: The Burpee and Reverse Lunge Combo

Yeah, burpees don't suck enough, let's make them tougher! Seriously, this will get you in fighting shape fast.

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Tip: Reverse 21 – Lateral Raise

Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.

Tip: The Right Way to Crunch

The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Dumbbell Bench Press

Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.

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Tip: Reverse 21 – Pull-Ups

Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Front Squat

If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.

Tip: Ginger, Pain Relief, and Performance

Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.

Tip: Free Weights, Machines, and Tribal Thinking

To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.

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Tip: The Shoulder Shocker

This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.