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Step back with one leg. As you come back up, lift the dumbbell with the thigh: flex your hip and raise your knee just above a 90-degree angle with the floor.

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Tip: Upright-Torso Lunge

If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.

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Tip: Wide Ring Flyes

Flyes using rings, TRX, or Blast Straps are highly effective, but you can make them even better by setting the rings further apart. This really scorches the pecs.

Tip: The Gymnastic Exercise You Need to Master

Master the hollow body hold, then ramp it up with these 3 advanced variations for lifters.

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Tip: The Leaning Lunge

A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.

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Tip: 3 Movements For Better Squats

Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.

Tip: 4 Mandatory Methods for Abs

IFBB Pro Mark Dugdale shares his smart approach to ab training. Check it out.

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Tip: Banded Leg Curls With Toe Pointing

Build your stubborn hamstrings with two tricks: use a band to increase the intensity of the peak contraction, and point your toes on the negative.

Tip: A New Way to Nail Your Abs

You've probably never tried this exercise before. Check it out.

Tip: Train Muscles More Frequently

Stop training one body part a day. Hit every muscle more frequently and build them with this training split.

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Tip: Supine Medball Reactive Throws

Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.

Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.

Tip: Two Ways to Train Abs with Bands

Abs and obliques need resistance to get strong. Here are two exercises you can do anywhere.

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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.

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Tip: Split Jerk Technique Breakdown

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

Tip: Floss Your Shoulder Pain Away

Fixing your shoulder issues can even make your upper back and triceps feel better. Here's why and how to do it.

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Tip: The Hang Snatch

The hang snatch is one of the best explosive power movements. Here's a quick breakdown.

Tip: Fix Your Jacked Up Feet

Use this neuromuscular release technique on your feet and don't be surprised when you start feeling better all over.

Tip: Make These Low Carb Brownies

Lowering your carbs doesn't have to mean eating nothing but meat. There's still room for brownies. These have 5 net carbs. Recipe here.

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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.

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Tip: Ankle Band Side Walks & Monster Walks

Two great exercises for the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, the forgotten glute muscles that are key to athletic performance.

Tip: The Right Rest Period for Strength Gains

How long should you rest between sets? If your main goal is strength, follow the guidelines here.

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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.