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Tip: Fix Your Push-Up

Most people can do a lot of push-ups... with terrible form. Here's how to fix that and build upper-body strength.

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Tip: Hanging Band Bench Press

Looks crazy, but when used as a supplement to your regular benching it can really promote healthy shoulders and boost your standard bench press.

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Tip: Bent Over Lateral Raise, Back Extension Machine

This targets the glutes, hamstrings, postural muscles and, of course, the rear delts.

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Tip: GHR Bent Over Lateral Raise

This is a true multi-functional exercise. It not only works the rear delts, but it nails the entire posterior chain from head to toe.

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Tip: Single-Arm Barbell Curl

The biceps have two functions, to supinate and flex the arm. The single-arm barbell curl provides a brutal stimulus to both.

Tip: The World's Fittest Athlete

Are the top CrossFitter's really the fittest all-around athletes? Here's one strength coach's opinion.

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Tip: Single-Arm Barbell Row with Band

Stimulate new back growth by changing the angle. Use a Landmine device (or place a bar in a corner). Attach a band for a more intense peak contraction.

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Tip: The Compound Row

A great back exercise, especially for athletes.

Tip: The Best Hour of the Day

Stop putzing around. Make your diet, your training, and your whole day more productive with this strategy.

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Tip: Improve Ankle Mobility

If foam rolling and stretching isn't improving your squat mobility, here's what to do instead.

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Tip: Preacher Curl Supersetted With Dumbbell Curl

Do 8 reps on the preacher, then go straight into alternating curls, progressively increasing the number of reps until you hit 4 reps each side.

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Tip: Spider Curl, Slow Negatives and Iso Holds

This exercise allows you to train at a higher intensity, and higher intensity means greater stress, which means greater adaptation.

Tip: Rest Days – Are You Taking Too Many?

Build confidence, improve body comp, boost insulin sensitivity, and increase your cardiovascular capacity. Here's how.

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Tip: Stability Ball Leg Curl + Reverse Sled Push

This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.

Tip: A Sarcastic Look at Overly Complex Exercises

Is that new exercise worth doing? Sometimes. And sometimes not.

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Tip: Bentover Row With Band

Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.

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Tip: Romanian Deadlift With Band

Use this to fire up your hams, glutes, and upper back before deadlifts. It's great for grooving the hip hinge pattern.

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Tip: Cable Plank Press

If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.

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Tip: Banded Single-Leg Romanian Deadlift

Add bands to this booty builder to get even better results.

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Tip: Dumbbell Turkish Get-Up

Get-ups are great for improving stability, core strength, and mobility, and you don't have to have a kettlebell to do them.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise (Modified)

In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.

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Tip: Straight-Leg Bridges

Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.

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Tip: Bear Dogs

Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.

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Tip: Tiger Sit-Outs

Doing this athletic movement for reps or as part of a superset makes for a great conditioning tool.