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Tip: Intra-Set Load Contrast Set

To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.

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Tip: Kettlebell Dead Walk, Lunges, and RDL Superset

Perform these three exercises as one superset to really nail your glutes and hamstrings while strengthening your lower back.

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Tip: Kettlebell Flyes and Presses

Use kettlebells for this complex, which includes two types of flyes and one press.

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Tip: Lean Away for Wider Delts

Make the lateral raise work even better with this simple modification.

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Tip: Master the Depth Plyo Push-Up

Build your bench press, and a bigger chest, with this explosive push-up variation. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Master the Dip for a Big Chest

Most people think the bench press builds the best pecs. Well, most people are wrong. The dip is better. And it can be a great triceps exercise as well, if you do it right.

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Tip: Master the Extreme Range Split Squat

Not only is this is a great exercise the lower body, it'll also improve your squat. Here's how.

Master-the-horizontal-row

Tip: Master the Horizontal Row

This is sometimes called the fat-man pull-up, but it's a great back builder for everyone. Here's how to do it

Master-the-neutral-grip-press

Tip: Master the Neutral-Grip Press

This is a great overhead press variation if your shoulders are getting cranky. Here's how to do it right.

Master-the-safety-squat-bar

Tip: Master the Safety Squat Bar

For many lifters, this specialty bar makes squatting much more effective. Here's how to use it.

Master-the-tuck-jump

Tip: Master the Tuck Jump

It's a CNS activator, a fat burner, and an ab exercise. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Multi-Contraction Drop Set

Turn on the pecs with this drop set to make subsequent pump work more effective.

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Tip: Muscle Control Pull-Apart

A pull-apart to increase your bench press? Yes. Try this.

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Tip: Neural Charge Barbell Exercises

Due to its unique explosive loading methods, Neural Charge Training impacts all levels of neuromuscular function. Here's are 6 examples using a bar.

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Tip: Neural Fatigue, T Nation Boot Camp

Is your nervous system too burned out to train productively? Coach Thibaudeau discusses this topic during one of our boot camps.

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Tip: Overhead Press Star Complexes

Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.

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Tip: Power Clean – Initiation

Initiate the pull from the floor with the hams. A common mistake is starting too fast off the floor. The feet leave the floor to re-adjust stance width.

Power-shrug

Tip: Power Shrug

Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.

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Tip: Power Shrug for Big Traps

Nothing gives you that look of power like well-developed traps. Try this exercise to build yours.

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Tip: Prepare for Big Presses with Front Push-Aways

This exercise teaches you to hold the shoulder girdle rigid to avoid strength leaks in pressing lifts. It strengthens the front delts, rotator cuff, and even the lats.

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Tip: Press a Kettlebell, Bench Heavier

Do this exercise before you bench press and you'll lift more weight.

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Tip: Press Lockout from Pins for Triceps

For triceps thickness, you gotta hit the lateral head. A controlled, dead-stop, 8-10 inch press from pins will do it.

Press-medley

Tip: Press Medley

This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.

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Tip: Progression Methods, T Nation Boot Camp

After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.

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Tip: RDL, Wide Legs Sled, and Sumo DL Superset

Build your entire posterior chain – hams, glutes, and low back – with this advanced superset.