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Add these drills to your warm-up on leg day for smoother, safer squats and lunges.

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Tip: Close-Grip Floor Press With Chains

Ramp up the floor press with chains, which overload the top portion of the movement that hits the triceps. NFL athletes Larry Pinkard and Adrian Hubbard demonstrate here.

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Tip: Banded GHR Sit-Ups

Add a band and use a slow, controlled, partial range of motion to keep tension on the abs.

Tip: The Side Stretch You Should Be Doing

Do this oblique stretch before and after training and feel awesome. Check it out.

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Tip: The Child's Pose For Athletes

Improve upper back rotation and posture with this simple drill. Do 10 reps per side twice a day.

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Tip: The Standing Barbell Rollout

A bar takes the ab rollout to the next level. Try a wide grip to hit the chest and shoulders as well as the abs. Have a super strong core? Narrow the grip.

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Tip: The Barbell Rollout

Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.

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Tip: Trigger Point Technique For Posterior Shoulder

Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.

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Tip: The Heavy, Seated Face Pull

For heavier face pulls, do them seated from a stable position to really build your upper back. Shoot for 6-10 reps.

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Tip: The Face Pull-Apart

Improve shoulder health and posture with this face pull variation that uses accommodating resistance. Pull the band apart at the end ROM.

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Tip: Glute Bridge Walkouts

Try this bodyweight exercise for glutes and hams. Keep the hips up throughout the whole set. Walk your legs out at an angle, like a V.

Tip: The 4 Principles of Great Technique

Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.

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Tip: Squat + Calf Raise

Use this exercise combo with higher reps (8 or more) to build your calves and boost athletic performance.

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Tip: The Dead-Start Bench Press

Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.

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Tip: Military Press With Overhead Shrug

For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.

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Tip: The T-Spine Extension

This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.

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Tip: The Banded Face Pull

Use this modification to make the face pull exercise even more effective.

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Tip: The Scrape The Rack Triceps Extension

Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.

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Tip: The Banded Dumbbell Flye

Add a band to your dumbbell flyes and pump out more gains.

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