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Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.

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Tip: Plank Walk Sled Drags

Using a pair of sliders, first try a walking plank. To progress, drag a weight plate with your feet. Feeling like a badass? Attach a weighted sled.

The 3 Stages of Real Strength Training

Getting strong requires brutality and smart volume management. Here are the three stages you must complete, along with simple workouts to follow.

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Tip: The Zercher Squat and Box Squat

Build your legs, strengthen your core and upper back, and improve mental toughness with this squat variation.

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Tip: Seated Cable Row, Shoulder Position

The best cue is to keep your shoulder blades back and down. The first few reps show the incorrect position. In the last few reps, the shoulder are back and down.

Tip: How to Increase Self-Control

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

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.

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Tip: Hammer-Grip Kettlebell Drop Set

For this mechanical drop set, you'll start with the hardest exercise and, as you fatigue, move to the easiest. Works with a bar and a supinated grip too.

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Tip: Soft Tissue Techniques For The Calves

If you have squat-wrecking ankle mobility issues that are soft tissue related, try this.

American Men: As Fertile as Dead Hamsters

Sperm counts have declined 59%. Here's why you should care, even if you're not ready to make babies.

Tip: Reassess Your Squat

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

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Calves

Sequence these corrective drills in this order and you'll get better results from each. Try it before your next lower body workout.

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: Forearm Flexor Mechanical Drop Set

With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.

Anti-rollouts

Tip: Anti-Rollouts

This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.

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Tip: Stability Ball Ab Rollout

No ab wheel? No problem. Just use a stability ball. Also works great as a regressive exercise if the standard ab rollout is too tough for you.

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Tip: Biceps Bomb Mechanical Drop Set

Starting with a weight you can curl 12-15 times, do 8-10 reps on steep side of preacher bench, match those reps on the angled side, then stand and rep out.

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Tip: Slow Motion Pull-Ups

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: Single-Legged Romanian Deadlift

Make the unilateral RDL work even better. Pull your toe towards you.

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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.

Tip: 4 Foam Roller Drills For Heavy Pressers

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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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: The Overhead Squat

Overhead squats will improve your regular back squat technique and patterning.