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Half-sit-up-press

Tip: Half Sit-Up Press

Hit your chest and abs at the same time with this tough exercise.

Tip: The Number One Bench Press Mistake

Fix it or wreck your shoulders.

Tip: Fix Your Overhead Pressing Technique

Save your shoulders and get stronger. Here's how.

Decline-kettlebell-pullover

Tip: Decline Kettlebell Pullover

Use kettlebells and a decline bench for your pullovers to increase tension and range of motion.

Reverse-lunge-with-a-hold

Tip: Reverse Lunge With a Hold

This variation hits the glutes and hams hard, and it's more knee-friendly than the forward lunge. Add an isometric hold on the last rep.

Tip: The Pros and Cons Lifting Belts

Will using a lifting belt really weaken your core? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Fine Tune Your Glute Training

You need more than squats and deadlifts. Add a couple of these glute-focused exercises into your program.

Lat-activation

Tip: Activate the Lats, Prevent Bar Drift

A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.

Isolateral-kettlebell-squat-and-curl

Tip: Isolateral Kettlebell Squat and Curl

Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.

Single-leg-squat

Tip: Knee-Tap Single-Leg Squat

This is a less awkward and more natural variation of the pistol squat.

Bulgarian-split-squat

Tip: A Better Bulgarian Split Squat

Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.

Tip: Total Arm Training

Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.

Depth-jump-push-up-long-response

Tip: Depth Jump Push-Up, Long Response

Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.

Tip: Force Biceps Growth With This Exercise

These three changes in how you do curls will reignite your arm growth, guaranteed. Take a look.

Ab-mat-bench-press

Tip: Ab Mat Bench Press

Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.

Medicine-ball-rotational-throw-drills

Tip: Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Drills

Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.

The-single-arm-bench-press

Tip: The Single-Arm Bench Press

To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.

T-spine-rotation-sequence

Tip: T-Spine Rotation Sequence

Increase mobility at the thoracic spine with these corrective drills.

Seated-leg-curl-to-banded-stiff-legged-dead

Tip: Seated Leg Curl to Banded Stiff-Legged Dead

This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.

Tip: 4 Challenging New Ways to Do Sit-Ups

Turn the sit-up into a full upper-body exercise with these tough new exercises.

Inverted-face-pulls

Tip: Inverted Face Pulls

This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.

Two-tips-for-better-pull-ups

Tip: Two Tips for Better Pull-Ups

Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.

The-eccentric-front-levers

Tip: The Eccentric Front Lever

Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.

Inverted-x-rows

Tip: Inverted X Rows

With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.