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These increase tension and build a strong mind-muscle connection. Shoot for no more than 5 reps per set. If you can get more, go slower.

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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 Press

Lean back until the abs engage and perform overhead presses. This will really bring up your core 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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These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.

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Tip: Half Sit-Up Press

Hit your chest and abs at the same time with this tough exercise.

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Fix it or wreck your shoulders.

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Tip: Alternating Dumbbell Press, From Bottom

Tension builds muscle and this variation provides a lot of tension on the pecs. Be sure the dumbbell held at the bottom doesn't rest against the body.

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Tip: Alternating Dumbbell Press, From Top

Build your chest and enhance shoulder and elbow stability with this pressing variation. It'll even challenge your core.

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Tip: Reverse Lunge With a Hold

This variation hits the glutes and hams hard, and it's more knee-friendly than the forward lunge. Add an isometric hold on the last rep.

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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.

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

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Don't let yourself become immune to training. Here's how to tell when you need to change things up, plus some smart ways to do it.

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Tip: Alternating Kettlebell Skull Crusher

Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.

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Tip: Knee-Tap Single-Leg Squat

This is a less awkward and more natural variation of the pistol squat.

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Build your back, abs, and chest with a foam roller. Here's how.

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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.