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Tip: The Tempo Squat

For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.

5 Ways to Improve Your Training Right Now

Immediately accelerate your training results by using these practical but under-appreciated strategies.

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Tip: Weighted Core Work With A Band

A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.

Tip: Bicep Training for Powerlifters & Strongmen

You don't just want big arms, you want arms that are as strong as they look. Here's how to get them.

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Tip: The Medball Pull-up

Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.

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Tip: The Wide-Stance Box Squat

Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.

Tip: This Nutrient Does It All

Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.

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Tip: 3 Mobility Drills for Chest & Shoulders

Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.

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Tip: The Sled Power Walk

Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.

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Tip: The Cable Pullover Lat Finisher

After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.

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Tip: The Rhomboid Pulldown

Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.

Tip: The Most Injury-Causing Barbell Sport

If you love this sport, here's how to minimize the risks.

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Tip: The Touch-and-Go Deadlift

Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.

Tip: Train at a Higher Level With Tactical Breathing

Known as box breathing in military circles, this technique can also be used by lifters to improve performance. Check it out.

Tip: How to Avoid a Pec Tear

The bench press puts a lot of stress on the joints. Swap it for a variation that'll help you build muscle without the joint issues. Info here.

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Tip: The Barbell Rollout Press-Out

As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.

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Tip: The Inverted Pull-Up

Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.

Tip: Don't Max Out Unless You're a Powerlifter

The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.

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Tip: Supinate for Bigger Biceps

Want bigger arms? Do the twist: supinate at the top. Here's how.

Tip: A Crazy New Way to Bench Press

Build a better chest, protect your shoulders, and boost your regular bench press with this unique exercise.

Tip: Your Fitness Tracker Sucks

Is your smart watch or fitness band giving you accurate information? Here's the latest science.

Tip: Improve Shoulder Health With This Move

Improve your posture and your big overhead lifts with this mobility drill. Check it out.

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Tip: Suspension Trainer Knee Tucks

Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.

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Tip: Kneeling Cable Crunch

To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.