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Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.

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Tip: The Paused Sumo Deadlift

Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.

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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.

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Tip: Bench Press Basics

A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.

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Tip: Prevent Pulled Hamstrings

Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.

Tip: How to Train for Brain Gains

Can you build muscle as well as brain power? Yep. Here's the type of training that has the most neuroprotective effects.

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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.

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Tip: The Sumo Deadlift

Strengthen your glutes and hamstrings with the sumo deadlift. Here's how it's done.

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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: 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 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.

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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: The Exercise Most People Screw Up

Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.

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Tip: The Leg Press for Quad Sweep

Keep your feet low, heels closer together and toes pointed out to really hit the vastus lateralis.

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Tip: Try the Overhead Carry

Farmer's walks are great. Now take that idea to the next level with this loaded carry variation.

Tip: 3 Load Maximizing Tactics

Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.

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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.

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Tip: Wrist Exercises for Fighters and Lifters

Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!

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Tip: The Back Exercise Form Fixer

Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.

Tip: Do the One-Arm Bench Hybrid

One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.

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Tip: The 8 Strict Pull-Ups Test

Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.

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Tip: The 3-Way Shoulder Finisher

Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.