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Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.

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Tip: V-Sit Crunch

This bent-knee variation works best for most people because it keeps the hip flexors from taking over.

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Tip: The Modified Pike

Place your elbows on a bench and allow a bit of bending in the knees for better activation and results.

Tip: Look Worse to Look Better

No, you don't have to gain a ton of fat to build muscle, but you do need to be realistic. Here's a little reality check.

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Tip: Overhead Barbell Wrist Roller

The bench press and the overhead press require strong forearms and stable wrists. This bodyweight exercise helps with both.

Tip: Should You Do a Show?

Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.

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Tip: Standing Neck Supported Barbell Shrug

Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.

Tip: You're Still Too Fat

Don't worry, I was too. What I needed was some tough love. Here's what worked for me.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Incline Row

Build more muscle by holding the top dumbbell isometrically between reps.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Bench Press

Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.

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Tip: The Touch-and-Go Box Squat

Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.

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Tip: Ball False-Grip Drill

Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.

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Tip: Hip Mobility Montage

Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.

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Tip: Banded Supine Row

Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.

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Tip: One-Arm Push-Up Tutorial

Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.

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Tip: Rounded Thoracic RDL

This accessory exercise for the deadlift will strengthen your spinal erectors. This helps you to deadlift heavier while keeping your spine stable and safe.

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Tip: Supine Stir the Pot

This spine-friendly variation of the stir-the-pot exercise (normally done on a stability ball) fires up those deep core muscles often missed by most ab exercises.

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Tip: Angled Barbell Press

This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.

Tip: Don't Fall Prey To This Medical Mistake

It's highly likely that lifters will mistakenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure. Here's why.

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Tip: Jumping Ring Muscle-Up

Haven't nailed a muscle-up yet? Use this variation to work your way up and get a feel for it.

Tip: Front Squat Without Wrist Pain

These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.

Tip: Eat Less, Exercise More? Not Always.

Sure, it works temporarily for sedentary people, but then it stops working and leads to fat regain. Here's why.

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Tip: The Ring Muscle-Up, Overview

This has been called the most complete upper-body exercise. Want to learn it? Here's a quick guide.

Tip: Cardio, Carbs and the Goldilocks Zone

Your body wants to be in either an anabolic or catabolic state. Here's how to balance cardio, diet, and lifting for better body composition.

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Tip: One-Leg Hip Lift with Weight Plate

In this joint-friendly hip thrust variation, you'll target your hamstrings as well as your glutes.