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These odd-looking but highly effective pressing exercises build slabs of muscle and even improve your lifting mechanics.

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Tip: Next Level Turkish Get-Ups

Challenge your core stability with get-up presses. Here are a couple of challenging ways to do them.

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Here's why certain words and phrases might just lead to bigger muscles and heavier PRs.

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Tip: How to Do the Side-to-Side Plyo Push-Up

Are you good at plyo push-ups? Good! Now try this variation.

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Tip: Snatch Jump for Power

Build power with this unique Olympic lifting variation. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Master the Tuck Jump

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Tip: Scap Pull-Ups for Better Muscle Activation

Master this and you'll get better gains from your regular pull-ups. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: How to Do Bi-Phasic Stretching

This is a hybrid of dynamic stretching and static stretching. Great for recovery. Check it out.

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Build lats, traps, and shoulders with this suspension exercise. Strengthens your core and grip too.

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Tip: Blast Your Back With the Thib Lat Pulldown

Target those forgotten back muscles in a whole new way with this exercise. Here's how to do it.

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All you need is a bench, a power rack, and a mop to clean up the puddle of sweat when you're done.

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Tip: The Deep Lunge Test

Can you pass this test? It'll tell you a lot about the health of your hips, and it can even help fix tightness.

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Tip: Negative Pull-Ups for Strength & Size

Use this training method as a finisher, a pre-exhaust technique, or just to boost your pull-up strength.

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