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Not only is this a great core exercise, it'll help you overhead press better by teaching you to use full-body tension.

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Tip: Alternating Handcuff Drill

Trouble pressing overhead? It could be a mobility issue. Try this drill.

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Tip: Z Press Variations

The Z press is the ultimate exercise to test your ability to keep your posture while pressing something overhead.

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Tip: Full-Kneeling Dumbbell Overhead Press

This accessory lift teaches you to use proper form before moving to the standing barbell press.

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Tip: Half-Kneeling Bottoms Up Kettlebell Press

Use this to strengthen your stabilizers and get stronger in all overhead pressing movements.

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Tip: The Rest-Pause Bench Press

Do as many good reps as you can in the 4-6 rep range. Your goal will then be to double that number of reps. To do that you take short rest periods (15 seconds).

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Tip: The 50-Rep Front Squat Challenge

Aim to complete 50 reps in four minutes, breaking up the sets and rest periods as needed. Work up to using your bodyweight on the bar.

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Tip: Suspension Straps W Row

Bad posture? Try this if you're chronically internally rotated at the shoulders. Good for rear delts and upper back too.

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Tip: Suspension Straps One-Arm Row

A back exercise. A core strength exercise. A much-tougher-than-it-looks exercise. Try it!

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Tip: Trap Bar Deadlift 1.5's

Murder your legs with this variation. Do 1-2 sets of 8-10 reps at the end of leg day.

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This common gym implement will keep your squats honest by ensuring full range of motion on every rep.

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Tip: Close-Stance Trap Bar Deadlift

Turn this lift into a quad builder with a closer stance. Keep the hips down and chest up to keep the stress on the legs and off the back.

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Tip: Single-Leg Reeves Deadlift

Single-leg trap bar exercises in the style of the Reeves deadlift (hands on plates, not bar) provides the perfect stimulus for crushing every muscle in the body.

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Tip: Bulgarian Split Squats

If you can't do your bodyweight for 6-8 reps, then it's time to bring up your single-leg strength.

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Tip: Squeeze-The-Bar-In Bench Press

If chest size if your goal, don't use the common spread-the-bar-apart cue. Instead, squeeze the bar in. Here's why.

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Tip: Hanging Band Bench Press

Looks crazy, but when used as a supplement to your regular benching it can really promote healthy shoulders and boost your standard bench press.