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Improve your regular deadlift by starting from the top of the lift. Here's how.

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Tip: The Slow-Start Deadlift

Hips coming up too fast? Can't keep upper back tension? Here's the fix.

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Tip: Fix Your Technique with Paused Deadlifts

Clean up your form. Get stronger in your weakest range of motion. Smash your PR. Here's how.

Tip: The Missing Pull-Up Variation

Most smart lifters do some variation of the pull-up or chin-up, but not many have tried this one. Take a look.

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Tip: Tight Cable Torso Rotation with Hip Shift

This dynamic variation of the cable check is great for athletes, producing high levels of power and strength.

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Tip: Medicine Ball or Weight Plate Side Lean

This is tougher than it looks. Add to the end of your ab training for all-around core strength.

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Tip: Stability Ball Side Crunch

Build all-around core strength with this move.

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Tip: Stability Ball Plate Crunch

To build your abs, you need to add resistance, just like every other muscle group. Here's a great way to do it.

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Tip: Parallel-Grip Cable Press

This cable exercise does a great job of smashing both the anterior and medial heads.

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Tip: Incline Cable Lateral Raise

Nail those shoulder-widening medial delts with this exercise.

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Tip: Dumbbell Shoulder Press, Ladder Set

To do a ladder set, start with a weight you can lift for 15 reps. Do 2, 4, 5, and 10 reps with ten-second breaks between each.

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Tip: Reverse Flye with External Rotation

Make this rear-delt exercise even better by rotating your hands at the finish.

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Tip: External Deadlift Cues for the Win

Most deadlift cues are internal in nature. Try these intent-based external cues to really nail your deadlift.

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Tip: Are Sumo Deadlifts Cheating?

Some people think they are. Here's why they're wrong.

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Tip: Get The Slack Out

A dead-simple tip to improve your deadlift.

Tip: The Art of the Prep Set

It's not a warm-up set, but it's just as important. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Floor Press Overview

Build your lockout strength and the size of your triceps with this movement.

Tip: Restaurants Are Lying About Gluten

Up to a third of restaurant dishes are contaminated with gluten, but should anyone really care?

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Tip: Trap Bar Complex

Complexes – a series of exercises performed in succession with a single implement – are a great way to build muscle, boost conditioning, and burn fat.

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Tip: Ring Row

Performed with rings or a TRX, this row variation in infinitely scalable. Just adjust your feet and stance to make it harder or easier.

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Tip: The Knee Block Squat

This movement blocking drill is a good first step when it comes to cleaning up your squat form.

Tip: The Standing Rollout Checklist

It's one of the toughest core exercises. Here's how to master it and reap the benefits.

Tip: Skin the Cat for Better Mobility

Do this before you do overhead pressing exercises for better shoulder mobility. Bonus: It builds a strong core too.

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Tip: Biceps 21's – A New Variation

This variation of the 21's method involves using 7 leaning curls, a 7-second isometric with a twist, then 7 full-range reps.

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Tip: The Modified Dragon Flag

The standard dragon flag is great, but big guys need to use this variation. Their long levels make the regular version tough on their lower backs.