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Tip: Two Band Exercises for Better Posture

Got forward-rolled shoulders? Tight scapulae? Try these.

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Tip: The Wall Squat

Use this movement blocking drill to clean up your squat form.

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Tip: Half-Kneeling Single-Arm Press

Build shoulder and core strength with this exercise.

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Tip: Dynamic-Static Compound Set – Quads

With this TUT method, you do 8-12 reps on the leg press followed by a static hold to failure. (Reps and holds are abbreviated for demonstration purposes.)

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Tip: Bent Over Row 21s with Isometric

Perform 7 top-half partials, a 7-second isometric, and finally 7 full-range reps.

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Tip: Lat Pulldown 21's with Isometric

The variation of the 21's method starts with 7 mid-range partials, then you perform a 7-second isometric and 7 full reps.

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Tip: The Modified Dragon Flag

The standard dragon flag is great, but big guys need to use this variation. Their long levels make the regular version tough on their lower backs.

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Tip: The Hand Walkout

This is a great progression from the classic ab wheel rollout from the knees, especially for taller guys with long levers.

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Tip: Eccentric Overload Bench Press with PREP

NFL athlete Bryce Canady demonstrates the power rack eccentric potentiation (PREP) method of overloading a slow negative.

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Tip: Landmine Chop

Develop overall strength and athleticism with this rotational move.

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Tip: Goblet Lateral Lunge

Balance out all those sagittal plane squats and deadlifts with some frontal plane movements, like this one.

Tip: 50 Reps for a Bigger Back

Here's how to use the 10-1 method to build a barn-door back.

Tip: 13 Minutes Is All You Need?

A new study suggests 1 set is as good as 3 or 5 when it comes to building strength. What should we make of this?

Tip: The Achievement Hormone

A new study shows that your social status can boost this hormone and help you achieve more in the future. Check it out.

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Tip: Valslide Flye

Use Valslides or furniture sliders for this tougher-than-it-looks chest builder.

Tip: 6 More Reasons to Avoid Soy

Most lifters have already removed soy protein from their diets. Need a few more reasons to keep it out? Here ya go.

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Tip: Band Pullover

With a regular pullover, you lose tension at the top. Add a band to keep the tension on through the full range of motion and you'll build more muscle.

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Tip: Partner-Assisted Dumbbell Flye

The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.

Tip: Customizing the Squat

It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.

Tip: Recovering? Reset your PR's

Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.

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Tip: Prone Plate Transfers

Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.

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Tip: Resisted Scapular Slides

A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.

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Tip: Dead-Stop Dumbbell Row

With this variation, you come to a complete stop at the bottom of each rep.

Tip: The Missing Hamstring Movement

You probably have a strength imbalance, and maybe a physique imbalance too. This exercise will fill in the gaps.