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The-most-common-deadlift-mistake

Tip: The Most Common Deadlift Mistake

This is an injury waiting to happen. Here's what to avoid and how to fix the problem.

Scap-pull-ups-for-better-muscle-activation

Tip: Scap Pull-Ups for Better Muscle Activation

Master this and you'll get better gains from your regular pull-ups. Here's how to do it.

Kyphosis-and-back-training

Tip: Kyphosis and Back Training

Working on your posture? Your choice of back exercises could be making it worse. Here's what you need to know.

The-touch-and-go-deadlift

Tip: The Touch-and-Go Deadlift

Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.

The-z-press

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.

Fix-your-reverse-flyes

Tip: Fix Your Reverse Flyes

Build your rear delts and upper back by flipping your grip on reverse flyes (bentover lateral raises). Here's how.

The-y-press

Tip: The Y Press

Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.

Seated-snatches

Tip: Seated Snatches

Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.

Blackburns

Tip: Blackburns

Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.

Triceps-french-press

Tip: Triceps French Press

This is a great exercise for triceps thickness, if you do it correctly. Here's how to get it right.

The-j-rope-pull

Tip: The J Rope Pull

Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.

Reverse-grip-paused-pulldown

Tip: Reverse-Grip Paused Pulldown

To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.

Peterson-step-up

Tip: Peterson Step-Up

Finish off leg day with these. Looks easy, but your quads will be on fire.

Front-foot-elevated-split-squat

Tip: Front Foot Elevated Split Squat

For more quad emphasis, try this split squat variation.

Spiderman-walk-with-thoracic-rotation

Tip: Spiderman Walk with Thoracic Rotation

This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.

Foam-roller-thoracic-spine-extension

Tip: Foam Roller Thoracic Spine Extension

An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.

Tiger-sit-outs

Tip: Tiger Sit-Outs

Doing this athletic movement for reps or as part of a superset makes for a great conditioning tool.

Push-ups-with-single-arm-deficit

Tip: Push-Ups with Single-Arm Deficit

If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.

Bear-dogs

Tip: Bear Dogs

Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.

Straight-leg-bridges

Tip: Straight-Leg Bridges

Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.

Hanging-leg-raise-(modified)

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise (Modified)

In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.

The-2-rope-face-pull

Tip: The Two-Rope Face Pull

Got long arms or a very thick upper body? You'll get better rotation, a better contraction, and better results with this variation.

Trap-bar-power-pulls

Tip: Trap Bar Power Pulls

The power pull using a hex bar with high handles is a great alternative to Olympic lifts for taller lifters who want to build explosiveness.

Hanging-band-bench-press

Tip: Hanging Band Bench Press

Looks crazy, but when used as a supplement to your regular benching it can really promote healthy shoulders and boost your standard bench press.

Squeeze-the-bar-in-bench-press

Tip: Squeeze-The-Bar-In Bench Press

If chest size if your goal, don't use the common spread-the-bar-apart cue. Instead, squeeze the bar in. Here's why.