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Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise, Proper Form

For this exercise, a short range of motion is superior. If you knees/legs go too far down, it just becomes a hip flexor exercise.

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Tip: Lateral Band Walk (Band Around Feet)

For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.

Tip: Avoid Broken Paperclip Syndrome

Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.

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Tip: Paused Squat, Dimitri Klokov

Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.

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Tip: Box Squatting – An Overview

Just about everything you need to know about one of the best squat variations out there.

Tip: Stretching Does Not Prevent Injuries

Are you already as flexible as you need to be? Here's what science says.

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Tip: Press Medley

This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.

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Tip: Bench Thoracic Spine Mobilization

Most heavy lifters need better thoracic spine mobility. Here's one way to get it, while also stretching your lats and triceps.

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Tip: The Bradford Press

Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.

Tip: Make the Bench a Better Chest Builder

The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.

Tip: The Stability Ball is Overrated

Good rehab tool, not always a good strength training tool. Here's why.

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Tip: Dumbbell Spider Curl with Push

Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.

Tip: High Box Jumps – The New Tide Pod Challenge?

The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.

Tip: The Drill You Need for Upper Body Mobility

Make your shoulders, upper back, and more feel great with this drill and its advanced variation.

Tip: Stop This!

Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.

Tip: Eat Dinner, Die a Few Hours Later?

New research shows that a single unhealthy meal can have devastating effects.

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Tip: Single-Arm Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Waiter's Walk

Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.

Tip: Mini-Fasting for Fat Loss

A new type of intermittent fasting allows you to lose body fat fairly painlessly while simultaneously improving fitness.

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Tip: Neutral-Grip Dumbbell Triceps Extension

Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.

Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

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Tip: The Shoulder Shocker

This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

Tip: Do Your Workout in Reverse

This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.