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Stimulate new back growth by changing the angle. Use a Landmine device (or place a bar in a corner). Attach a band for a more intense peak contraction.

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Tip: The Compound Row

A great back exercise, especially for athletes.

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Tip: Bring Back the Bench, Minus The Shoulder Pain

Instead of continuing to press through shoulder pain, avoid the chronic stress by fixing your position.

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Tip: Improve Ankle Mobility

If foam rolling and stretching isn't improving your squat mobility, here's what to do instead.

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Tip: Stability Ball Leg Curl + Reverse Sled Push

This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.

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Tip: Bentover Row With Band

Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.

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Tip: Romanian Deadlift With Band

Use this to fire up your hams, glutes, and upper back before deadlifts. It's great for grooving the hip hinge pattern.

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Tip: Cable Plank Press

If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.

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Tip: Banded Deficit Reverse Lunge

Add some accommodating resistance to this exercise with bands and blow up your glutes.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise (Modified)

In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.

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Tip: Bear Dogs

Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.

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Tip: Push-Ups with Single-Arm Deficit

If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.

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Use this tool to find out if you're recovered enough for another heavy session.

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Tip: Tiger Sit-Outs

Doing this athletic movement for reps or as part of a superset makes for a great conditioning tool.

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Tip: Heavy Renegade Row

Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.

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Tip: Inverted Row Burnout Set

Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.

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Tip: The Side-to-Side Pull-Up

Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.

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Tip: Rear Foot Elevated Hip Flexor Stretch

Most lifters have tight hip flexors. Here's how to fix them up.

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Tip: The Deficit Deadlift

Stand on a plate or study platform, then deadlift. This increases the range of motion, making it one of the toughest lifts out there.