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Most people are holding the bar incorrectly. Here's how to get the best results using good technical execution.

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After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Back

A corrective complex is where you find a restricted muscle, roll it, mobilize it, and then activate its antagonist. Here's one for your tight back.

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Tip: Sumo-Stance Zercher Squat

Improve hip mobility and strength with this exercise.

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Tip: Band-Assisted Nordic Hamstring Curl

The NHC is a tough exercise for the hams and glutes. The key is to lower slowly under control and pull yourself back up. Too tough? Add a band.

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Tip: Shoulder Rotations on the TRX

Warm up your shoulders and keep them mobile with this drill. Walk your feet out or elevate them to increase the challenge.

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Tip: Single-Arm Dumbbell Overhead Press

Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.

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Tip: Over and Backs

It's hard to beat this simple drill for upper body mobility. Try 50 reps every day.

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Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.

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Tip: 6 Reeves-Grip Trap Bar Exercises

Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.

Tip: 4 Technique Fixers for Strength Gains

There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.

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Tip: Unrack the Bar Right

No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.

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Tip: Kettlebell Shoulder-to-Shoulder Press

Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.

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Tip: Accentuated Crunches on the Bench

Resistances plus eccentric loading: this advanced exercise will hit your abs in whole new way.

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Tip: The Top-Half Squat

This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.

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Tip: Crossover Step Sled Pulls

Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.

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Tip: The Single-Arm Pullover

This variation of the pullover will build core strength in a whole new way. NFL athlete Fernando Velasco demonstrates.

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Tip: Glute Bridge Pullover

This variation simulates a decline pullover (more range of motion) but with extra core engagement. NFL athlete Jarius Wynn demonstrates.

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Tip: Push-Drag with Straps

Add an upper-body and core challenge to your sled drags with this tough variation.

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Tip: Pistol Squat Hold with Leg Exchange

Already good at pistol squats? Showoff. Now try this advanced variation.

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Tip: Long Duration Sumo Squat Hold

End leg day with this 45-60 second squat hold. It'll help with hip mobility and test your mental toughness.