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This triceps exercise is popular in powerlifting circles. Make it even better by using a safety squat bar which acts as a form guide.

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Boost your pressing frequency with this. With no eccentric component, the nervous system is spared. Great for off days or deloads.

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Build your entire posterior chain – hams, glutes, and low back – with this advanced superset.

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Tip: Close-Grip Floor Press With Chains

Ramp up the floor press with chains, which overload the top portion of the movement that hits the triceps. NFL athletes Larry Pinkard and Adrian Hubbard demonstrate here.

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Tip: Compound Set Combo Curls

Do 4 sets of 15 reps. On the first 10 reps of a set, do normal curls. On the last 5 reps of each set, switch to hammer curls.

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Tip: Glute Bridge Walkouts

Try this bodyweight exercise for glutes and hams. Keep the hips up throughout the whole set. Walk your legs out at an angle, like a V.

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Tip: Stretch Your Neck and Traps Like This

Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Prevent Pec Tears with the Floor Press

The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.

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Tip: Lateral Lunge Hold with Spinal Rotation

This targets the adductors, and it'll help you maintain a neutral lumbo-pelvic complex.

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Tip: Rope Pulldowns for Lats

Sit on the floor, get a full stretch of the lats, then pull with your elbows as far behind you as you can. Arch your low back and get your chest out.

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Tip: The Paused Sumo Deadlift

Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.

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Tip: The Reverse Hyper

If you have access to this machine, you've got no excuse. Don't let your opportunity for posterior chain gains go to waste.

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    Tip: The 3-Way Shoulder Finisher

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