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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 Guillotine Press

For chest development, do a light bench press to the neck. A good scheme is 6 sets of 6 reps with 20-second rest periods.

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Tip: Altitude Landings to Improve Squatting Mechanics

With the squat, you want to break from the knees and hips at the same time. This plyo drill can teach the correct movement pattern and fix bad patterns.

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Tip: The Fingertip Ledge Pull-Up

Also called mountain climber pull-ups, these are great for grip and forearm strength.

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Tip: Pistol Squat From the Bottom Up

Ramp up the difficulty of the pistol squat with this variation.

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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: The Single-Arm Crossover

This is a double duty exercise. First it strengthens your core. Then, when your core is stronger, it's a great unilateral chest exercise.

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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: The Single-Arm Reverse Crossover

This movement looks like a rear delt exercise, and it is. But it's also a powerful anti-rotation core exercise.

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Tip: Sliding Push-Up Reach

Nail your abs and strengthen your core with this unique exercise.

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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: Floor Pressing 101

Use this accessory exercise if you're having trouble locking out your standard bench press.

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Tip: Deep Squat Landmine

Work on your core stability and hip mobility in one movement.

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Tip: Seated Cable Row, Shoulder Position

The best cue is to keep your shoulder blades back and down. The first few reps show the incorrect position. In the last few reps, the shoulder are back and down.

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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: Hammer-Grip Kettlebell Drop Set

For this mechanical drop set, you'll start with the hardest exercise and, as you fatigue, move to the easiest. Works with a bar and a supinated grip too.

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Tip: 3-Way Ankle Joint Mobilization

If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.

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Tip: Mobilize Ankle Joints With End Range Oscillations

If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.