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Tip: Crossover Sled Drags

An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.


Tip: Split Jerk Technique Breakdown

Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.

Tip: Treat Light Weight Like It's Heavy

Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.


Tip: The Frog Jump

Part of Neural Charge Training, the frog jump involves the glutes and hamstrings, whereas a vertical jump is more pure quads.


Tip: The Plank Press

This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.


Tip: Alternating Overhead Iso Pull-Apart

Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.


Tip: Finish Your Deadlift

Don't make this common mistake. Here's how to truly lock out your deadlift to get the most out of it.


Tip: Do High-Tension Reps for Big Delts

With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.


Tip: Press Lockout from Pins for Triceps

For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.


Tip: Squat Stance Deadlift with Eccentric Isometrics

Combine squat-stance deadlifts from a box with slow negatives and a pause to stimulate full-body hypertrophy. Start off by using 50-70% of your 1RM.


Tip: Extended Set One-Arm Rows

What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.


Tip: Build Pecs & Core Strength With One Exercise

The one-arm dumbbell bench press not only hits your chest, it helps you build core anti-rotation strength.


Tip: Overhead Press Star Complexes

Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.


Tip: Squat Star Complexes

Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.


Tip: Master the One-Armed Snatch

Here's an explosive Olympic lifting variation you can do even in a busy gym.


Tip: A Better Way to Bench For Short Lifters

Under 5'8"? Make the bench press safer and more effective by adding a couple of plates under your feet.

Tip: 7 Challenging New Ways to Build Your Chest

How to build your pecs with no bars, no dumbbells, and no machines.


Tip: Get Your Grip Right for Pressing

Know the difference between a push press grip and a strict overhead press grip? They're not the same.


Tip: Can You Handle the Medball Tri-Set?

Hit your abs, triceps, and chest. All you need is a medicine ball.


Tip: Try the Weighted Single-Arm Plank

There's the standard plank exercise, the tougher one-arm plank, and then there's this – one of the toughest variations in existence.


Tip: The T-Bench Chest Press

This technique improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Here's how to do it.


Tip: The Standing Kettlebell Shrug

Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.


Tip: The Lying Leg Raise with Band

This one looks weird, but you'll see how effective it is after your first rep.

Tip: Lift With Two, Lower With One

This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.