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Tip: The Number One Thing That Needs to Change

The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.

Tip: For Maximal Strength, Periodize Your Training

Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.

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Tip: Banded Trap Bar Shrugs

Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.

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Tip: The Top-Half Squat

This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.

Tip: Dear Dumb People, Stop Giving Advice

Internet fitness celebrities give some of the worst training and diet advice. Are they dumb or just crooked?

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Tip: Mobility Drills for Olympic Lifting

Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.

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Tip: Glute Bridge Pullover

This variation simulates a decline pullover (more range of motion) but with extra core engagement. NFL athlete Jarius Wynn demonstrates.

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Tip: Front Squat to Box

Nail your quads with this exercise. Be sure to pause 1-2 seconds on the box.

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Tip: Altitude Landings to Improve Squatting Mechanics

With the squat, you want to break from the knees and hips at the same time. This plyo drill can teach the correct movement pattern and fix bad patterns.

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Tip: Continuous Tension Hack Squat

To get the most growth in your quads when using the hack squat, don't lock out at the top.

Tip: To Get Lean, Destroy Your Setbacks

Lose that last 10 pounds of fat. Identify exactly what's holding you back and devise a strategy. Here's how.

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Tip: Cable Chop, Cable Lift, and Pallof Press Tutorial

Rotational core exercise. You need them. Try one of these.

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Tip: Deep Squat Landmine

Work on your core stability and hip mobility in one movement.

The Reverse Method

Take it easier on your joints and blast through your sticking points with this technique. You'll wish you'd started doing it sooner.

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Tip: The Zercher Squat and Box Squat

Build your legs, strengthen your core and upper back, and improve mental toughness with this squat variation.

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Tip: Seated Cable Row, Shoulder Position

The best cue is to keep your shoulder blades back and down. The first few reps show the incorrect position. In the last few reps, the shoulder are back and down.

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Tip: The Rack Deadlift

Use this lift to train your deadlift lockout and build your back and traps.

Tip: The 1.5 Method for Squats

Use this method to build your quads and improve the bottom position of your squat.

Tip: Two Tips for Perfect Deadlifts

These simple cues will make your deadlift feel awesome, keep you safer, and help you pull more weight.

Tip: The 100 Rep Pyramid

A new twist on a classic muscle-building method. Check it out.

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Tip: Anti-Rollouts

This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.

Tip: A New Way to Do Chest Dips

The pin dip variation will hit your pecs in a whole new way, plus it nails the traps and triceps. Check it out.

13 Tricks for Perfect Exercise Form

The right cue or prompt can make any exercise feel absolutely right. Here are 13 you need to know.

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Tip: Single-Legged Romanian Deadlift

Make the unilateral RDL work even better. Pull your toe towards you.