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Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.

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Tip: The Z Press

This lift can be used as a tool to train for strength and mobility, along with overall health of your muscles and joints.

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Tip: Improve Your Squat Mobility

Fix your ugly squat by squatting. Here's how.

Tip: A Smarter Way to Build Your Neck & Traps

Build and strengthen your yoke, without risking injury. Here's how.

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Tip: Control Your Squat

Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.

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Tip: High-Step Wrist Rolling

The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.

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Tip: Jettison Lateral Raises

For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.

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Tip: Overhead Press, Front Squat Challenge

Start with 10 presses and 20 front squats. On the next set, do as many presses as you can, then double that number for front squats. Continue until jacked.

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Tip: The Chin-up/Push-Up Countdown Challenge

Alternate between chin-ups and push-ups, doing twice as many push-ups. Example: Start with 10 chins and 20 push-ups. Goal: 30 chins, 60 push-ups total.

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Tip: The Glute-Ham Raise

Lucky enough to have a glute-ham raise machine around? Awesome. Now use it correctly. Here's how.

Tip: The 5 Principles of Arm Training

Not many lifters follow all five of these... and maybe that's why big arms are pretty rare. Check out the list here.

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Tip: Straight Bar Dips

This dip variation not only looks cool, it teaches you to perfect your form and prevent sag on regular dips. Hits your core too.

Tip: Carbs Aren't Essential But You Need Them

Here are the three things you need to know to get your carb intake just right.

Tip: The Truth About Catch-Up Sleep

Does sleeping in on weekends help you make up for poor weekday sleep? Or does it just make you fatter? Science has taken a look.

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Tip: Core-Engaged Dead Bug

The dead bug is a popular and surprisingly tough core exercise. Once you master it, ramp it up with this variation.

Tip: The Core Strength Party Trick

Test your core strength. Build your core strength. Impress your friends at parties. Here's how.

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Tip: Chin-Up, Inverted Row Drop Set

This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.

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Tip: Deficit Deadlift with Farmer's Handles

Get stronger from the floor. This exercise combines deficit deadlifts (standing on a plate or platform) with farmers walk handles for a new stimulus.

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Tip: The Suspension Trainer Complex

Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.

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Tip: The Monkey Jump Complex

Looks a bit silly, but it'll fire up your heart rate like nothing else. The monkey jump is the third exercise in this grueling complex.

Tip: 7 Things Smart Lifters Know

Experienced lifters learned these things by making mistakes. Read this so you won't have to make the same ones.

The Truth About Nighttime Eating

Nearly everyone says to avoid nighttime calories if you want to get lean or stay lean, but the evidence is all over the board. Here's how to make sense of it.

Tip: The 4 Squat Progressions

Should you start your squatting career with a bar on your back? Probably not. Instead, follow this progression.

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Tip: Sled Pulling for Leg Strength

No fancy sled, no problem. Make your own pulling sled and smoke your legs any time you feel like it.

Tip: Master This Before You Deadlift

The deadlift is awesome, but make sure you progress up to it correctly. You'll lift more and do it safely. Here's how.