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The bench press and the overhead press require strong forearms and stable wrists. This bodyweight exercise helps with both.

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Tip: Standing Neck Supported Barbell Shrug

Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Bench Press

Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.

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Tip: The Touch-and-Go Box Squat

Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.

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Tip: Ball False-Grip Drill

Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.

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Tip: Banded Supine Row

Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.

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Tip: Jumping Ring Muscle-Up

Haven't nailed a muscle-up yet? Use this variation to work your way up and get a feel for it.

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These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.

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Tip: Subscapularis Chin-Up

Build your upper back and lats while strengthening your core at the same time.

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Choose rep ranges like this to organize your training for better gains.

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The hip thrust is one of the best glute-builders around, and there are many variations of it. Here's how to progress them right.

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Always train neurologically demanding lifts first in a workout, right? Well, not always. Here's why.

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Tip: Two-Bench Hip Thrust + Leg Curl

Build your glutes and hamstrings with just your bodyweight. Try this.

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