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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.

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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: Fix Your Power Clean with Altitude Landings

Here's how to use altitude landings to find the right stance for the power clean and perfect your form.

Tip: Find YOUR Perfect Squat, Not Someone Else's

Here's an easy way to discover your perfect squat position.

Tip: Willpower is Skillpower

Here's what every lifter, dieter, and athlete needs to know about the Law of Psychic Entropy.

Tip: The Law of Metabolic Individuality

You are metabolically unique. Here's why that's important when it comes to diet and fat loss strategies.

Tip: When You See Food This Color, Eat It

These foods have the potential to build more muscle, burn more fat, and maybe cure a lot of things that ail you.

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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.

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Tip: Two-Bench Hip Thrust + Leg Curl

Build your glutes and hamstrings with just your bodyweight. Try this.

Tip: The Missing Element of Muscle Gains

Go heavy or go home, right? Well, there's something else you need to do before you go home if you want to build muscle.

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Tip: The 4 Components to Recovery, T Nation Boot Camp

Coach Thibaudeau discusses the four types of recovery after one our boot camp workouts.

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Tip: Reciprocal Inhibition – A Better Way to Stretch Your Neck

Stop grabbing your neck and cranking your head to the side to stretch it. Here's a better way.

Tip: Am I Lean Enough to Start a Mass Phase?

Is it time for a bulking phase? Are you sure? Here's an easy guideline to follow.

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Tip: Neutral-Hip Nordic Hamstring Curl

Looks simple enough, but this is one of the toughest hamstring exercises there is.

Tip: Young vs. Old: Who Wins?

A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.

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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: JM Floor Press

The floor variation of this powerlifting accessory exercise builds triceps size and lockout strength on the bench press.

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Tip: Density Training: Leg Extensions & Goblet Squats

Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.

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Tip: Scapular Wall Slides

Free up your stiff shoulders and activate your lower traps with this drill.

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Tip: Dumbbell Rollovers

Boost your bench press by strengthening your triceps with this exercise. It's also a great way to hit triceps without irritating your elbows.

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Tip: Band Front Raise and Pull Apart

This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.

Tip: Walk This Way to Burn More Fat

A simple, stress-reducing way to burn more calories when you walk.

Tip: The Bench Press is a Whole-Body Exercise

To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.

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Tip: Mobility Drills for Olympic Lifting

Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.