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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Thursday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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Snatch High Pull - 180 Kg

Christian Thibaudeau performs snatch high pull from blocks with 180 kg.

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Tip: 2 Reps Slow, 2 Reps Fast

With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.

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Tip: 3 Ways to Front Squat

Which grip is best for you: clean grip or crossed arms? For most lifters, it's neither. It's the strapped method.

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Tip: A Best Way To Dumbbell Row

Here's how to take the standard dumbbell row and make it work even better.

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Tip: A New Exercise For Big Traps

Most people have never tried this trap exercise. Try adding it to the end of your next trap-centered training session.

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Tip: Are Overhead Kettlebell Swings Worth It?

American (overhead) kettlebell swings aren't for everyone, but is there ever a place for them? Well, yes and no.

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Tip: Backward Static Lunge

For bigger quads, the reverse static lunge beats the forward version.

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Tip: Bench Press Star Complexes

Do Russian-style star complexes for rapid strength and muscle gains. Here's how.

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Tip: Blast Your Back With the Thib Lat Pulldown

Target those forgotten back muscles in a whole new way with this exercise. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Boot Camp Workout

Behind the scenes at one of T Nation's boot camps. Tons of workout ideas and training tips here.

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Tip: Boot Camp Workout Overview

Here's a video from one of T Nation's boot camps. In this intro, Coach Thibaudeau reviews several awesome training techniques.

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Tip: Build Better Lats With Cable Pullovers

Here's how to take this old school upper-body builder and make it work even better.

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Tip: Build Brute Core Strength with Suitcase Deadlifts

This is one of the best overall torso and core builders. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Build Delts with the Gironda Dumbbell Swing

This odd-looking exercise adds width to the shoulders. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Build Low-Back Strength With Seated Good Mornings

An untrained back is an injury-prone back. Here's an exercise powerlifters use to bulletproof their lower backs.

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Tip: Build Quads to Stop Mid-Shin Deadlift Fails

In the deadlift, if you can break the bar off the floor but struggle mid-shin, the problem is likely weak quads. Here's one way to fix it.

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Tip: Build Triceps With This Drop Set

Recruit more muscle fibers with this mechanical drop set: triceps extension to forehead, triceps pullover and extension, then close-grip press.

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Tip: Build Wider Delts with the Reset Lateral Raise

Stimulate more muscle growth with this dead-start exercise.

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Tip: Bulgarian Split Squat

The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.

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Tip: Cuban Press for Shoulder Health

Do this move to keep your shoulders strong and healthy.

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Tip: Deadlift Split Squats for Quads and Core

This old-school move has been all but forgotten. Too bad, it's one of the best split squat or lunge variations. Here's how to do it.