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Tip: Kettlebell Dead Walk, Lunges, and RDL Superset

Perform these three exercises as one superset to really nail your glutes and hamstrings while strengthening your lower back.

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Tip: Loosen Up Stiff Shoulders in 2 Minutes

Grab a stick and run through these quick drills to get your shoulders ready for heavy, safe lifting.

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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.

Tip: A Better Way to Lunge

This walking lunge variation triggers more muscle growth while sparing your joints and lower back. Check it out.

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Tip: Compound Set Combo Curls

Do 4 sets of 15 reps. On the first 10 reps of a set, do normal curls. On the last 5 reps of each set, switch to hammer curls.

Tip: Trigger Homeostatic Disruption, Sometimes

Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.

Tip: Two Tricks for Perfect Squats

Here's how to quickly fix your ugly squat and perfect your form.

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Tip: The Banded Shoulder Press

Have a hard time building delts? Try this simple yet effective shoulder press using a band for accommodating resistance.

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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: Do the Opposite

In training and in life, the majority seldom gets it right. Maybe it's time to do things differently.

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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: Press Outs for Abs

This variation of the ab rollout is intense because you spend more time in the toughest part of the movement.

Tip: Combat Muscle Loss With This Fat

Catabolism is the enemy. Here's an easy way to smack it down.

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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 Loaded Barbell Rollout

If you can do dozens of regular ab wheel rollouts, try this method for even better core strength.

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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.

Tip: Do Steroids Make You Ignorant?

These are the drawbacks most people never talk about. So let's talk about them. Read this before you hit the needle.

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Tip: Face Pull With Underhand Grip

Go lighter and slower with this underhand variation of the face pull. This version of the exercise is better as a corrective or activation drill.

Tip: A Common Mistake That Kills Your Gains

We all do it, but we'd make a lot more progress if we didn't. Check it out.

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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.