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Turn the sit-up into a full upper-body exercise with these tough new exercises.

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Tip: Inverted X Rows

With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.

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Tip: The Landmine Row

This is the supported variation of the Meadows row. Very effective and more back friendly.

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Tip: The Rusin Shoulder Warm-Up

Prepare your shoulders for heavy lifting with this tri-set.

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Tip: Blackburns

Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.

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Tip: Plank Chin-Ups

Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.

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Tip: The Y Press

Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.

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Tip: Stability Ball Neck Bridges

Protect your neck. Here are some great exercises for athletes to build and strength the neck.

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Tip: Pinch Grip Strength

Strength athletes train their crushing grip strength, but often neglect pinch grip strength. Here are some new ways to train it.

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Tip: The Z Press

This lift can be used as a tool to train for strength and mobility, along with overall health of your muscles and joints.

Control-your-squat

Tip: Control Your Squat

Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.

Jettison-lateral-raises

Tip: Jettison Lateral Raises

For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.

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Tip: The Dorsiflex Weighted Dip

If you have trouble with proper form on dips, try this variation where you're forced to pull the toes up. It immediately fixes most form problems.

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Tip: How to Do Chain Dips

Using chains for dips is not only a good way to add weight, the chains will actually teach proper form on regular dips.

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Tip: Sled Pull Complex 2

This conditioning finisher combines unilateral dumbbell movements with sled work. And yes, it'll get you shredded.

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Tip: Cable Tri-Set for Arms and Shoulders

One station, three exercises. Give this a shot for bigger biceps, triceps, and delts.

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Tip: Dynamic 90-90 Paused Reverse Lunge

Build your legs, set your lungs on fire, and improve hip mobility with this exercise.

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Tip: Paused Bulgarian Split Squat

Ramp up this staple exercise by adding a short pause at the bottom of each rep, then explode from that dead-stop position. Do 6-10 reps, 2-5 sets.

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Tip: The 2-Barbell Farmer's Walk

This variation of the farmer's walk ramps up the core, lat, and grip work required. Give it a shot.