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Deadlift-star-complexes

Tip: Deadlift Star Complexes

Star complexes build strength and muscle like nothing else. Here's how to do them.

Dislocates-and-circles-for-healthier-shoulders

Tip: Dislocates and Circles for Healthier Shoulders

Get your shoulders ready for chest day or a big bench press with this superset.

Do-high-tension-reps-for-big-delts

Tip: Do High-Tension Reps for Big Delts

With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.

Do-the-dead-bench-press

Tip: Do the Dead-Stop Bench Press

Starting the bar from a dead position on the bench press will make you stronger and bigger. Here's how.

Do-the-front-deadlift-activate-the-nervous-system

Tip: Do the Front Deadlift, Activate the Nervous System

Do this before your regular deadlift session and you'll perform better. Or just do it for bigger, stronger traps and lats. Here's how.

How-to-do-hand-release-push-ups

Tip: Do the Hand-Release Push-Up

If your goals include building a big chest, developing power, and improving your bench press, this is the superior way to do push-ups.

Do-zercher-carries-for-strong-abs

Tip: Do Zercher Carries for Strong Abs

To build a strong core, you need more than crunches. Try this.

Donkey-calf-raise

Tip: Donkey Calf Raise

If your calves are smaller than your forearms, try this forgotten calf builder.

Drive-the-bus-for-bigger-delts

Tip: Drive the Bus for Bigger Delts

This odd-looking exercise puts the whole deltoid group under constant tension and works angles that aren't normally trained.

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Tip: Dumbbell Romanian Deadlift

Here's an alternative way to do RDLs, plus a simple trick to make them work even better.

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Tip: Farmer's Walks for Grip Strength

When doing loaded carries for grip strength, don't go fast. Focus on time under tension. Shoot for around a 30 meter walk.

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Tip: Fatigue Loading vs. Performance Loading, T Nation Boot Camp

When should you add more weight? When should you add more sets? Coach Thibaudeau talks about these topics and more.

Good_curl_form_with_elbow_raise

Tip: Good Curl Form with Elbow Raise

Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.

Hammer-grip-kettlebell-drop-set

Tip: Hammer-Grip Kettlebell Drop Set

For this mechanical drop set, you'll start with the hardest exercise and, as you fatigue, move to the easiest. Works with a bar and a supinated grip too.

Hit-lats-harder-with-the-unilateral-lat-pulldown

Tip: Hit Lats Harder with the Unilateral Lat Pulldown

If your lats are lagging, you may not be activating them with your regular back training. Try this to really feel them.

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Tip: Hit Your Upper Back & Lats with Duel Cable Rows

Many strength athletes and bodybuilders have weak upper backs. This will fix them right up.

How-to-activate-the-pecs-for-better-benching

Tip: How to Activate the Pecs for Better Benching

Do this before you bench press to activate the pecs, get better results, and prevent injuries.

Pinch-grip

Tip: How to Build Grip Strength

If the bar is slipping out of your hands on the deadlift, your grip isn't strong enough. But since grip strength is mostly neural, it doesn't take long to see drastic improvements if you work on it.

How-to-do-the-side-to-side-plyo-push-up

Tip: How to Do the Side-to-Side Plyo Push-Up

Are you good at plyo push-ups? Good! Now try this variation.

How-to-make-the-cable-crunch-really-work

Tip: How to Make the Cable Crunch Really Work

If you can do a ton of weight or a ton of reps on this exercise, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to make it really work.

How-to-zercher-deadlift

Tip: How to Zercher Deadlift

The Zercher squat is getting more popular. But have you tried the Zercher deadlift? Here's how to do it.

How-to-zercher-squat

Tip: How to Zercher Squat

It's nasty and uncomfortable, but it'll make you bigger and stronger. Here's how to do it.

Improve-your-deadlift-with-jefferson-curls

Tip: Improve Your Deadlift with Jefferson Curls

If you have trouble locking out the deadlift, it could be a low back problem. Here's how to strengthen every portion of that weak link.

Incline-lateral-raise-for-wide-shoulders

Tip: Incline Lateral Raise for Wide Shoulders

Bring up your side or lateral delts and you'll change the whole look of your physique. Try this exercise.

Incline-shrugs-for-big-traps

Tip: Incline Shrugs for Big Traps

Most people only do shrugs standing up. Maybe that's why most people have small traps. Try this for complete trap development.