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Add an upper-body and core challenge to your sled drags with this tough variation.

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Tip: Front Squat to Box

Nail your quads with this exercise. Be sure to pause 1-2 seconds on the box.

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Tip: Long Duration Sumo Squat Hold

End leg day with this 45-60 second squat hold. It'll help with hip mobility and test your mental toughness.

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Tip: Dumbbell Iso-Dynamic Elevated Split Squat

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: 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: 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 Duck Lunge

Finish off leg day with this quad-focused exercise. Stay in the crouched position and shoot for 15 reps per leg.

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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: Neutral Grip Single-Arm Dumbbell Bench Press

If you can bench press two 90 pound dumbbells, you should be able to single-arm bench press a 90 pound dumbbell. If not, your core is too weak.

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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: Push-Up Fallouts

Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.

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Tip: The Block Pull

Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.

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Tip: Plank Walk Sled Drags

Using a pair of sliders, first try a walking plank. To progress, drag a weight plate with your feet. Feeling like a badass? Attach a weighted sled.

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Tip: 3 Exercise Shoulder Circuit

Perform 3 sets x 10-15 reps each of front raise, lateral raise, and bentover rear lateral raise. No rest between exercises.

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