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Fairly new to lifting? Here's some harsh advice you might not like, but you should definitely take to heart.

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Tip: The T-Spine Extension

This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.

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Tip: The X-Pulldown

This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.

Tip: How to Build Mid-Back Muscle

Most lifters have underdeveloped mid-backs. Here's how to really attack that weak area to bring it up.

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Tip: The Wide-Stance Box Squat

Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.

Tip: The Best Exercise for a Shoulder Pump

If you have trouble feeling your delts work, give this crazy looking exercise a try. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Cable Pullover Lat Finisher

After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.

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Tip: The Rhomboid Pulldown

Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.

Tip: Train at a Higher Level With Tactical Breathing

Known as box breathing in military circles, this technique can also be used by lifters to improve performance. Check it out.

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Tip: The Barbell Rollout Press-Out

As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.

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Tip: The Band Pull-Through

The cable pull-through is great for glutes, and it's a favorite for boosting squat and deadlift strength. Now try it with a band. Shoot for 100 reps at the end of leg day.

Tip: A Crazy New Way to Bench Press

Build a better chest, protect your shoulders, and boost your regular bench press with this unique exercise.

Tip: Drink This Kind of Cow's Milk

Milk truly isn't good for some people. Now we know why.

Tip: Build Better Pecs With Metabolic Stress

A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.

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Tip: Bodyweight Curls

Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.

Tip: Two Backside Exercises You Should Be Doing

Your posterior chain contains a ton of musculature and you're probably not training all of it. Here are two lifts you should be doing.

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Tip: The Plank Pull

Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.

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Tip: 3 Movements For Better Squats

Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.

Tip: Train Muscles More Frequently

Stop training one body part a day. Hit every muscle more frequently and build them with this training split.

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Tip: Front Squat With Straps

Find front squats uncomfortable? Try them with straps.

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Tip: Ankle Band Side Walks & Monster Walks

Two great exercises for the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, the forgotten glute muscles that are key to athletic performance.

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Tip: The Star Pattern Pull-Apart

Add these to your warm-up: 2-3 sets, 4-6 reps in each direction before any upper body training. Your shoulders will feel great.

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Tip: The Hammer Strength Romanian Deadlift

RDLs are great, but if you're after stronger glutes and hams, this Hammer Strength hack is even better.

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Tip: Rack Deadlift With Bands

Build your upper back and lats while strengthening the lockout on your conventional deadlifts.

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Tip: Squat Stance Deadlift with Eccentric Isometrics

Combine squat-stance deadlifts from a box with slow negatives and a pause to stimulate full-body hypertrophy. Start off by using 50-70% of your 1RM.