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It's one of those things that only the REALLY dedicated lifters do. The Zercher squat is as effective as it is painful. Try it.

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Tip: The Medball Pull-up

Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.

Tip: The Squat Machine That Actually Works

Master the belt squat, build your legs, and boost your regular squat and deadlift numbers. Here's how.

Tip: This Nutrient Does It All

Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.

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Tip: The Sled Power Walk

Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.

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.

Tip: The Most Injury-Causing Barbell Sport

If you love this sport, here's how to minimize the risks.

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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.

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Tip: One-Arm Dumbbell Snatch

From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.

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.

Tip: The 5 Squat Commandments

How much should you be able to squat? That info and more here.

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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.

Tip: The Back-Off Chin-Up Workout

The fastest way to boost your chin-up strength. Check it out.

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Tip: The 3-Way Shoulder Finisher

Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.

Tip: The Gymnastic Exercise You Need to Master

Master the hollow body hold, then ramp it up with these 3 advanced variations for lifters.

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Tip: Supine Medball Reactive Throws

Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.

Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.

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Tip: The Frog Jump

Part of Neural Charge Training, the frog jump involves the glutes and hamstrings, whereas a vertical jump is more pure quads.

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Tip: The Plank Press

This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.

Tip: The Best Overall Deadlift Style

If you're deadlifting for overall physique development, which style is best for your goal? Answer here.

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Tip: Fat Dumbbell Lifts for Grip Strength

Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.

Tip: The Most Filling Foods

The best foods for losing fat are the ones that fill you up the most and keep hunger at bay. Here's the list.

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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: Build Triceps With This Drop Set

Recruit more muscle fibers with this mechanical drop set: triceps extension to forehead, triceps pullover and extension, then close-grip press.

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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.