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Tip: Kneeling Cable Crunch

To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.

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Tip: The Paused Deadlift

Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.

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Tip: Wrist Exercises for Fighters and Lifters

Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!

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Tip: The 30 Second Carry Test

If you can't pass this relative strength test yet, there's no need for direct core work. Or you could just be too fat.

Tip: Do the One-Arm Bench Hybrid

One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.

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Tip: A Quick Warm-Up for Deadlifts & More

Prime your nervous system, boost performance, and increase joint health with this warm-up.

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Tip: The 8 Strict Pull-Ups Test

Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.

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Tip: Wide Suspended Dips

Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.

Tip: 4 Extended Set Techniques for Size Gains

Your set doesn't have to come to an end when you hit failure. Here's how to up the challenge and extend the set.

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Tip: The Plank Pull

Good at planks? Yeah, well who isn't? Time to ramp up your anti-rotation and anti-extension strength with this more challenging variation.

The New Chemicals That Make You Store Fat

Obesogens are endocrine disrupters that change your body chemistry and make you fat. Here's where they're hiding and how to avoid them.

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Tip: The Leaning Lunge

A forward lean on lunges increases the recruitment of the glutes and hamstrings. The dumbbells should be on the side of the front foot in the bottom position.

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Tip: Supine Medball Reactive Throws

Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.

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Tip: The Seated Box Jump

This seated variation of the box jump helps athletes develop power from the ground up.

Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.

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Tip: Rotational Lunge Swings

Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.

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Tip: Split Jerk Technique Breakdown

Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.

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Tip: Neural Charge Barbell Exercises

Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.

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Tip: The Frog Jump

Part of Neural Charge Training, the frog jump involves the glutes and hamstrings, whereas a vertical jump is more pure quads.

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The 45 Degree Raise for Glutes

Hop on the hyperextension and build your glute strength with these progressive variations.

Tip: The Right Rest Period for Strength Gains

How long should you rest between sets? If your main goal is strength, follow the guidelines here.

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Tip: The Plank Press

This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.

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Tip: Alternating Overhead Iso Pull-Apart

Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.

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