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Tip: Attack the Bar Violently

Build strength and set new personal records using compensatory acceleration training. Here's how.

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Tip: 6 Reeves-Grip Trap Bar Exercises

Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.

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Tip: Banded Trap Bar Shrugs

Using the wider, neutral grip provided by the trap bar allows for a better contraction. Add bands and hold the top position for 2 seconds.

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Tip: Unrack the Bar Right

No spotter? These simple tips will allow you to use more weight and stay safe on the bench press.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Lateral Raise

This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.

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Tip: Kettlebell Shoulder-to-Shoulder Press

Also called the lumberjack press, this exercise will light up your delts and challenge your core.

Tip: A Simple Mobility Drill for Healthy Shoulders

Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.

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Tip: 3 Jumps for an Explosive Squat

Accelerate through your sticking points. Master these three jumps.

Tip: Real Experts vs. Self-Proclaimed Experts

Looking for a training or diet coach? Here's how to pick a good one and spot the fakers.

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Tip: The Top-Half Squat

This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.

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Tip: Activation Drills for Olympic Lifting

After your mobility work, activate your glutes, shoulders, and trunk for better Olympic lifting.

Tip: Dear Dumb People, Stop Giving Advice

Internet fitness celebrities give some of the worst training and diet advice. Are they dumb or just crooked?

Tip: Machines for Functional Fitness?

Sure, free weights are generally better, but not for everything. Even CrossFitters can benefit from them. Here's how.

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Tip: Mobility Drills for Olympic Lifting

Do this before your next O-lift session for better range of motion and safer lifts.

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Tip: Crossover Step Sled Pulls

Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.

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Tip: Single-Leg Pushes and Pulls

Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.

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Tip: Push-Drag with Straps

Add an upper-body and core challenge to your sled drags with this tough variation.

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Tip: Front Squat to Box

Nail your quads with this exercise. Be sure to pause 1-2 seconds on the box.

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Tip: Pistol Squat Hold with Leg Exchange

Already good at pistol squats? Showoff. Now try this advanced variation.

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Tip: Dumbbell Iso-Dynamic Elevated Split Squat

Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.

Tip: Skinny Guys with Fat Guy Problems

Those naturally lean guys who can eat anything without getting fat are still at risk of killer diseases. Here's the common food that's causing it.

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Tip: The Zercher Good Morning

Bulletproof your posterior chain with this good morning variation. Also works great for opening up your hips.

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Tip: Altitude Landings to Improve Squatting Mechanics

With the squat, you want to break from the knees and hips at the same time. This plyo drill can teach the correct movement pattern and fix bad patterns.

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Tip: Continuous Tension Hack Squat

To get the most growth in your quads when using the hack squat, don't lock out at the top.