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

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The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.

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Tip: The Y Press

Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.

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Nail every fiber of your chest with one exercise. Just change the angle once you fatigue in one position and extend the TUT.

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Looks odd, but it's brutal on the quads due to the constant tension, even at the top of the rep.

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Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.

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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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Better results, less risk of injury. Try this unique and effective back exercise.