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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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Tip: Band-Resisted Trap Bar Rows

Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.

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Tip: The Landmine Row

This is the supported variation of the Meadows row. Very effective and more back friendly.

Tip: Paused vs. Touch-and-Go Deadlifts

There's a time and place for each style. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Fly Away Ring Chin-Ups

The subtle shift in hand and arm position on the lowering phase will crank up the challenge and the strength and muscle gains.

Blackburns

Tip: Blackburns

Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.

Seated-snatches

Tip: Seated Snatches

Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.

Tip: Do Your Workout Backwards

Tomorrow, do your workout as planned but reverse the order of the exercises. Here's why.

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Tip: Plank Chin-Ups

Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.

Tip: Build Your Back by Stretching Your Pecs

Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.

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Tip: The Y Press

Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.

Tip: The 2 Minute Chin-Up Test

Find out how strong your biceps and lats really are.

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Tip: Fix Your Reverse Flyes

Build your rear delts and upper back by flipping your grip on reverse flyes (bentover lateral raises). Here's how.

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Tip: The 5-Angle Flye

Nail every fiber of your chest with one exercise. Just change the angle once you fatigue in one position and extend the TUT.

Tip: Squat This Far Down for Best Results

Looks like partials aren’t so bad after all. Here’s how and why you should start adding them to your squats.

Pinwheel-curl

Tip: Pinwheel Curl

Also called the cross-body hammer curl, this neutral-grip exercise will hammer the brachialis, the muscle beneath the biceps, adding more size to your arms.

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Tip: Straddle Hip Belt Squats

Think of this as a T-bar row, but for your legs. It will smoke your quads.

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Tip: Cable Hip Belt Squats

Looks odd, but it's brutal on the quads due to the constant tension, even at the top of the rep.

Tip: Drop the Fat, Chase Relative Strength

Don't settle for being fat and strong. Here's why relative strength should be one of your goals.

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Tip: The Lying Band Pull-Apart

Big bench pressers use this movement to build the upper back and protect shoulder health.

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Tip: Stability Ball Neck Bridges

Protect your neck. Here are some great exercises for athletes to build and strength the neck.

Tip: What You Don't Know About Overtraining

Are you overtraining? That depends a lot on one important factor. Check it out.

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Tip: Cable Stack Wrist Roller

Attach a two-inch pipe to some webbing and a cable machine to really build your grip and forearms. The resistance increases as you roll.

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Tip: Power Rack Wrist Rolling

Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.

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Tip: Pinch Grip Strength

Strength athletes train their crushing grip strength, but often neglect pinch grip strength. Here are some new ways to train it.