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Tip: The Dead-Start Bench Press

Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.

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Tip: Military Press With Overhead Shrug

For this upper-body warm-up, perform a barbell military press followed by an overhead shrug for 15 reps. Keep the arms locked. Focus on raising your shoulder girdle up and down.

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Tip: The T-Spine Extension

This drill will help you with that slumped, kyphotic posture. Do about 10 reps in each position as often as you'd like.

Tip: How to Double the Gains from Pushdowns

Build those puny triceps with this advanced training method. Here's how.

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Tip: The Banded Face Pull

Use this modification to make the face pull exercise even more effective.

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For heart health, you have to do lots of cardio, right? Not really. Here's the surprising new science.

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Tip: Stretch Your Neck and Traps Like This

Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Scrape The Rack Triceps Extension

Apply pressure against the rack throughout to really build the long head of the triceps.

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Tip: The Banded Dumbbell Flye

Add a band to your dumbbell flyes and pump out more gains.

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Tip: Prevent Pec Tears with the Floor Press

The floor press prevents over-stretching at the shoulder joint and eliminates an excessively stretched pec tendon at the transition point from eccentric to concentric, thereby eliminating much of the danger-zone for pec tears.

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Tip: Lateral Lunge Hold with Spinal Rotation

This targets the adductors, and it'll help you maintain a neutral lumbo-pelvic complex.

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Tip: Counterbalance Cossack Squat

Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.

Tip: The Most Challenging Core Exercise

Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?

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Tip: The Cossack Squat

Master this movement and deep squats will be no problem for you.

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Tip: Roll Your Upper Back Right

Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.

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Tip: Prevent Pulled Hamstrings

Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.

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