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Tip: Pinch Grip Strength

Strength athletes train their crushing grip strength, but often neglect pinch grip strength. Here are some new ways to train it.

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Tip: The Z Press

This lift can be used as a tool to train for strength and mobility, along with overall health of your muscles and joints.

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Tip: Improve Your Squat Mobility

Fix your ugly squat by squatting. Here's how.

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Tip: Control Your Squat

Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.

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Tip: High-Step Wrist Rolling

The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.

Tip: Avoid the Carb Cults

It's time to relax and use some common sense when it comes to carbohydrates. Here's a reality check.

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Tip: The Dorsiflex Weighted Dip

If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.

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Tip: How to Do Chain Dips

Using chains for dips is not only a good way to add weight, the chains will actually teach proper form on regular dips.

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Tip: 300-Pound Clean Complex

This complex (a series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a 1 clean deadlift, 1 hang clean, 2 front squats, and a jerk.

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Tip: Flye, Push-Up Drop Set on Rings

For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.

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Tip: Chin-Up, Inverted Row Drop Set

This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.

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Tip: 3-Second Paused Bench Press

Getting stuck at the bottom of your bench press? Use this technique to build bottom-up strength.

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Tip: The Monkey Jump Complex

Looks a bit silly, but it'll fire up your heart rate like nothing else. The monkey jump is the third exercise in this grueling complex.

Stressed? Train Like This, Make Gains

Consistency is good. But consistent lifting paired with life stress will halt your progress. Here's how to train so you can still make gains.

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Tip: Low Sled Complex

Need to drop some fat, like, really fast? Try this complex. No sled? Just push a weight plate with dumbbells on top.

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Tip: High Sled Push Complex

This unique metcon complex uses unilateral dumbbell exercises combined with sled work to get your heart hammering.

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Tip: Sled Pull Complex 2

This conditioning finisher combines unilateral dumbbell movements with sled work. And yes, it'll get you shredded.

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Tip: Sled Pull Complex 1

Combine sled work with a few dumbbell movements and you'll have the ultimate workout finisher.

The Truth About Nighttime Eating

Nearly everyone says to avoid nighttime calories if you want to get lean or stay lean, but the evidence is all over the board. Here's how to make sense of it.

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Tip: Sled Pulling for Leg Strength

No fancy sled, no problem. Make your own pulling sled and smoke your legs any time you feel like it.

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Tip: Sled and Farmer's Walk Finisher

Combine the two toughest forms of metabolic conditioning into one brutal workout finisher.

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Tip: Battling Ropes and Side Plank Finisher

This conditioning finisher will not only torch fat, it'll teach you to control your breathing in intense sports or workouts.

Tip: The Toughest Bench Press of All Time

Master this lift and you'll dramatically increase your upper body strength. Take a look.

Tip: Go Deep With Technique

Are you really mastering a lift or mobility drill? Probably not. Here's why.