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Landmine-rotational-press

Tip: Landmine Rotational Press

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

Half-sit-up-overhead-front-raise

Tip: Half Sit-Up Overhead Front Raise

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

Half-sit-up-flye

Tip: Half Sit-Up Flye

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

Tip: 4 Foam Roller Drills For Heavy Pressers

These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.

Non-alternating-walking-lunge

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.

Incline-kettlebell-skull-crusher

Tip: Incline Kettlebell Skull Crusher

Using 120 percent of your 1RM skull crusher, lower the KBs slowly, switch angles to an incline press, and press back to the top.

Tip: Fine Tune Your Glute Training

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

Lat-activation

Tip: Activate the Lats, Prevent Bar Drift

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

Inverted-row-modification

Tip: Inverted Row Modification

This variation places better emphasis on the lats.

Bulgarian-split-squat

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.

45-degree-back-extension

Tip: 45-Degree Back Extension

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

Banded-face-pull-and-floor-press

Tip: Banded Face Pull and Floor Press

Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.

Tip: 4 Challenging New Ways to Do Sit-Ups

Turn the sit-up into a full upper-body exercise with these tough new exercises.

Inverted-face-pulls

Tip: Inverted Face Pulls

This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.

Tip: Eat Dirty, Smell Dirty

Your food choices can change how you smell. Here's what to eat, according to science, to produce sweat that attracts women.

The-rusin-shoulder-warm-up

Tip: The Rusin Shoulder Warm-Up

Prepare your shoulders for heavy lifting with this tri-set.

Plank-chin-ups

Tip: Plank Chin-Ups

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

No-straps-dumbbell-row

Tip: No-Straps Dumbbell Row

This style of row is great for back hypertrophy and for building your grip for the deadlift. Go for at least 20 reps, Kroc-row style.

Lying-band-pull-apart

Tip: The Lying Band Pull-Apart

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

Stability-ball-neck-bridges

Tip: Stability Ball Neck Bridges

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

Tip: Ditch This Exercise

There's a much better way to train the core and obliques. Take a look.

Pinch-grip-strength

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.

The-glute-ham-raise

Tip: The Glute-Ham Raise

Lucky enough to have a glute-ham raise machine around? Awesome. Now use it correctly. Here's how.