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Everyone thinks they use great form. They don't. Here are some weird ways your body is telling you your form sucks.

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Tip: Triceps Extension – Multi-Hold Pump Set

Do this for only one set at the very end of your triceps workout. First iso-hold 20 seconds, second 15 seconds, last hold for 10 seconds.

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Tip: Scap Rows

Nail your rhomboids and mid traps with this exercise. Do 5 sets of 8 reps.

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Tip: Prone Trap Raise

Fire up your neglected lower traps with this exercise. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.

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Tip: Back Raise for Erectors

Strengthen your spinal erectors, get stronger in all the big lifts. Do 3 sets of 10-12 reps once a week using light weight.

Tip: Do This Before Heavy Squats

Fire up your central nervous system and recruit a monster amount of muscle fibers with this movement.

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Tip: 10 and 2 Stationary Lunge

Pretend you're standing on a clock and finish off leg day with 3 sets of 10 (each leg).

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Tip: Alternating Eccentric Leg Curl

Force those hamstrings to grow! Lift with two legs, then overload the negative by lowering with one leg. Switch to both legs when you hit failure.

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Tip: Single-Arm Plank on Rings

Yes, this is very advanced. First master the plank and the single-arm plank before trying it on rings with added load.

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Tip: The Single-Arm Plank

If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank.

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Tip: 6-Ways for Shoulders

Add this to the end of your shoulder workout and get ready to burn and grow.

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Tip: Machine Laterals With Assisted Negatives

For this intensity technique, do the concentric part of the exercise on your own, then have your training partner push down during the negative as you resist.

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Tip: Pulldown Crunch

Blow out all your air on the way down and contract hard. Do 10-12 reps.

Tip: Go Heavy Without Going Heavy

For the experienced lifter, this effective training method allows you to build strength without all the risky 1RMs.

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Tip: Over and Backs for Delts

Also called the Bradford press, this continuous tension movement is a great delt-day finisher.

Tip: The Fishing Rod and the Hitch

Don't make these two deadlifting errors. Here's what they look like and how to fix them.

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Tip: Front Foot Elevated Split Squat

For more quad emphasis, try this split squat variation.

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Tip: Peterson Step-Up

Finish off leg day with these. Looks easy, but your quads will be on fire.

Tip: Bicep Tears and Back Problems

Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.

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Tip: Lateral Shuttle 2-Step

Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.

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Tip: Dragon Flag Progressions

Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.

Tip: Another Protein Myth Debunked

You've heard this myth about high-protein diets repeated by lots of folks. Here's the actual science.

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Tip: Dips, Rear Delt Flyes, Over and Backs

Mark Dugdale uses this depletion circuit as part of his contest prep.

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Tip: 3 Tips for a Perfect Curl

Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.

Tip: Get a Great Workout in Half the Time

A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.