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Use kettlebells and a decline bench for your pullovers to increase tension and range of motion.

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Tip: Non-Alternating Walking Lunge

Get better results with walking lunges by not alternating your legs. Maximize constant tension and occlusion by leading with the same leg.

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Tip: Incline Kettlebell Skull Crusher

Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.

Tip: Everything Works, But Only For So Long

Here's how to find the right balance between the big basics and exercise variety to stimulate fresh gains.

Lat-activation

Tip: Activate the Lats, Prevent Bar Drift

A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.

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Tip: Isolateral Kettlebell Squat and Curl

Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.

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Tip: Alternating Kettlebell Skull Crusher

Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.

Inverted-row-modification

Tip: Inverted Row Modification

This variation places better emphasis on the lats.

Tip: Total Arm Training

Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.

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Tip: Depth Jump Push-Up, Long Response

Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.

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Tip: Bulgarian Split Squat, Drop Set With Iso-Holds

Try this brutal leg training technique that painfully blends unilateral training, drop sets, and isometric holds.

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Tip: Upgraded Stir-the-Pot

This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.

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Tip: Banded Face Pull and Floor Press

Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.

Tip: Build Your Back With Bodyweight

Pull yourself up and build a huge back. Master your own bodyweight with this mechanical drop set.

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Tip: Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Drills

Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.

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Tip: The Single-Arm Bench Press

To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.

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Tip: T-Spine Rotation Sequence

Increase mobility at the thoracic spine with these corrective drills.

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Tip: Seated Leg Curl to Banded Stiff-Legged Dead

This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.

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Tip: Two Tips for Better Pull-Ups

Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.

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Tip: The Eccentric Front Lever

Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.

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Throw away your bathroom scale. Here's why.

The-stability-ball-crunch

Tip: The Stability Ball Crunch

Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.

Inverted-x-rows

Tip: Inverted X Rows

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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Here's why reenacting sports movements in the gym doesn't transfer to athletic performance.