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Do these drills before you press or pull to alleviate upper body tension and tightness, and prevent injury.

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Tip: The Rhomboid Pulldown

Rhomboids are a weak link for many lifters. Target them like this. Use a close grip attachment and pull down to the sternum. Flare the elbows out at a 90-degree angle.

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Tip: Fix Your Adductors with this Mobility Move

Use this drill in any warm-up before squats or deadlifts. Check it out.

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Tip: One-Arm Dumbbell Snatch

From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.

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Tip: Wrist Exercises for Fighters and Lifters

Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!

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Tip: The 3-Way Shoulder Finisher

Add this mechanical drop-set to the end of your upper-body workouts: reverse flyes, external rotations, face pulls. Do 6-10 reps each, no rest between, in that order.

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Tip: Wide Suspended Dips

Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.

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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: 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.

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Tip: Neural Charge Barbell Exercises

Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.

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The 45 Degree Raise for Glutes

Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.

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Tip: The 3-Way Band Pull-Apart

Do 25-40 reps before rows and deadlifts to activate the entire posterior shoulder girdle and prepare your body for heavy pulls.

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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.

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Tip: Set Up and Pull Your Deadlift Fast

The quick set-up allows you to take advantage of the stretch shortening cycle in your hip extensors. It takes practice, but it should become second nature and fast.

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Tip: The Ultimate Upper-Body Primer

Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.

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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.

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Most gyms have mirrors, but did you know there are some unwritten rules about them? Learn them here

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Tip: Kyphosis and Back Training

Working on your posture? Your choice of back exercises could be making it worse. Here's what you need to know.

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Build a strong core that not only looks good, but makes you a better athlete. Here's how.