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After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.

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Tip: Mobility Drills for Olympic Lifting

Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.

Tip: 9 Annoying Things in the Fitness Community

Love fitness, love lifting, but feel free to hate these nine things. Coach Carter sure does.

Tip: The Inverse Squat

Squat backwards to build stability and strength. Here's how.

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Tip: Dumbbell Iso-Dynamic Elevated Split Squat

Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.

Tip: Make Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies

Even if you're tired of pumpkin, you'll love these. They're packed with protein too.

Tip: How to Increase Self-Control

Build your self-restraint muscle around food and be more consistent in the gym. Here's how.

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Tip: Cable Superset for Forearms

Want bigger forearms? Try this continuous tension superset for four sets.

Tip: Don't Lose Muscle While Dieting

If you don't eat a certain amount of protein while dieting, you'll lose as much muscle as fat. Here's how many grams to shoot for.

Tip: Reassess Your Squat

Here's what you need to know about knee position, butt wink, and more.

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Tip: The Hollow Rock and Hollow Hold

Steal this challenging core movement from the world of gymnastics. Here are a few ways to do it.

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Tip: Reverse Crunch Plus Deadbug

Combine these two core exercises for a unique workout challenge.

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Tip: Triceps French Press

This is a great exercise for triceps thickness, if you do it correctly. Here's how to get it right.

Tip: Pain vs. Discomfort vs. Progress

A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.

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Tip: Triceps Thrasher Mechanical Drop Set

Using the same weight, do 10-12 reverse-grip extensions, then 10-12 overhead extensions, and finally rep out on triceps pressdowns.

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Tip: Landmine Rotational Press

Try this to improve lower body explosiveness, core stability, and upper body strength.

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Tip: Half Sit-Up Overhead Front Raise

Take your core strength to the next level with this movement.

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Tip: Half Sit-Up Flye

Strengthen your core and get some isolation work for your pecs at the same time with this unique movement.

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Tip: Non-Alternating Walking Lunge

Get better results with walking lunges by not alternating your legs. Maximize constant tension and occlusion by leading with the same leg.

Tip: Fine Tune Your Glute Training

You need more than squats and deadlifts. Add a couple of these glute-focused exercises into your program.

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Tip: Activate the Lats, Prevent Bar Drift

A simple lat activation drill that helps you prevent bar drift when deadlifting heavy.

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Tip: Inverted Row Modification

This variation places better emphasis on the lats.

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Tip: A Better Bulgarian Split Squat

Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.

Tip: No Need to Stretch If You Do This

Science shows you can improve mobility without stretching. Here's how.

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Tip: 45-Degree Back Extension

Go heavy, keep your form tight, and this movement becomes one of the best deadlift assistance exercises.