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After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.

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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: Crossover Step Sled Pulls

Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.

Tip: The Mineral for Chronic Muscle Soreness

A little soreness is good, but too much soreness for too long will squash your gains. This inexpensive mineral will help.

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Tip: Single-Leg Pushes and Pulls

Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.

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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.

Tip: The Italian Tune-Up

A fast metcon workout that melts fat and builds muscle. Works with cycling, running, or ropes. Check it out.

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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: Pistol Squat Hold with Leg Exchange

Already good at pistol squats? Showoff. Now try this advanced variation.

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Tip: Dumbbell Iso-Dynamic Elevated Split Squat

Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.

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Tip: The Zercher Good Morning

Bulletproof your posterior chain with this good morning variation. Also works great for opening up your hips.

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You probably hear these misguided remarks about nutrition every day. In fact, you may even be saying them yourself.

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Tip: Pistol Squat to Box

The pistol squat requires mobility, strength, and balance. If you're not there yet, try the box squat version. Progress by using a lower box.

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Tip: Pistol Squat with Suspension Straps

Trying to hit a full pistol squat but having trouble? Use this regression, then progress by using the straps as little as possible.

Tip: Burn More Calories Outside of the Gym

Here's how to boost your energy expenditure and track it.

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Tip: Hand Walkouts

Train your core anywhere with this exercise. Add a weight vest to make it tougher. Do it from your knees if it's too difficult.

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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: Push-Up Fallouts

Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.

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Tip: The Block Pull

Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.

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Tip: Plank Walk Sled Drags

Using a pair of sliders, first try a walking plank. To progress, drag a weight plate with your feet. Feeling like a badass? Attach a weighted sled.

Tip: How to Increase Self-Control

Build your self-restraint muscle around food and be more consistent in the gym. Here's how.

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Tip: Cable Superset for Forearms

Want bigger forearms? Try this continuous tension superset for four sets.

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Tip: Cambered Bar Row

For greater range of motion in the contracted position, try a cambered bar.

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Tip: Ankle Mobility Maintenance

Keep your ankles healthy and mobile to keep your squat feeling good. Here's how.

Tip: Two Quick Tips for Better Benching

Remember these cues the next time you bench press and you'll get a better workout.