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Have a hard time building delts? Try this simple yet effective shoulder press using a band for accommodating resistance.

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Time to call out those punks who can't handle playing by the rules.

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Tip: The Standing Barbell Rollout

A bar takes the ab rollout to the next level. Try a wide grip to hit the chest and shoulders as well as the abs. Have a super strong core? Narrow the grip.

Tip: Hip Hinge vs. Squat, Know the Difference

If you get these movement patterns mixed up, your deadlift, KB swing, and RDL will do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: The Face Pull-Apart

Improve shoulder health and posture with this face pull variation that uses accommodating resistance. Pull the band apart at the end ROM.

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Tip: Military Press With Overhead Shrug

For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.

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: 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: The One Exercise You Need to Do More Often

It improves posture, shoulder health, and much more. Check it 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: Bench Press Basics

A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.

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Tip: The Sumo Deadlift

Strengthen your glutes and hamstrings with the sumo deadlift. Here's how it's done.

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A new study shows why we may want to have more meals earlier in the day and cut them off long before bed. Here's the new science.

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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.

Tip: A Better Way to Jump Squat

It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.

Tip: A Better Way to Military Press

It's safer on the shoulders and it'll build bigger delts than traditional overhead pressing. Take a look.

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Tip: TRX Fallouts

For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.

Tip: Boost Your Bench With Timed Dumbbell Presses

One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.

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Tip: A New Strategy for Push-Ups

Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.

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Tip: The 30 Second Carry Test

If you can't pass this relative strength test yet, there's no need for direct core work. Or you could just be too fat.

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Tip: Wide Grip Suspension Pull-Up

These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.

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Tip: The Leaning Lunge

A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.

Tip: Train Muscles More Frequently

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

Tip: Floss Your Shoulder Pain Away

Fixing your shoulder issues can even make your upper back and triceps feel better. Here's why and how to do it.