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40_second_of_athleticism

Tip: 40 Second of Athleticism

Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.

The_deficit_deadlift

Tip: The Deficit Deadlift

Stand on a plate or study platform, then deadlift. This increases the range of motion, making it one of the toughest lifts out there.

Rear-foot-elevated-hip-flexor-stretch

Tip: Rear Foot Elevated Hip Flexor Stretch

Most lifters have tight hip flexors. Here's how to fix them up.

Side-to-side-pull-up

Tip: The Side-to-Side Pull-Up

Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.

The-towel-pull-up

Tip: The Towel Pull-Up

This variation of the neutral-grip pull-up really nails your grip and forearms.

Tension_and_the_paused_deadlift

Tip: Tension and the Paused Deadlift

This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.

Inverted-rows-burnout-set

Tip: Inverted Row Burnout Set

Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.

Medicine-ball-slam

Tip: Medicine Ball Slam, Proper Form

To do this correctly, resist forward flexion and stay more upright.

Heavy-renegade-row

Tip: Heavy Renegade Row

Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.

Stability-ball-cable-rotation

Tip: Stability Ball Cable Rotation

Here the stability ball acts as a cam, providing constant, equal tension. Try this instead of cable chops for core work.

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.

Dumbbell-turkish-get-up

Tip: Dumbbell Turkish Get-Up

Get-ups are great for improving stability, core strength, and mobility, and you don't have to have a kettlebell to do them.

Deadlift_setup_take_the_slack_out

Tip: Deadlift Setup: Take the Slack Out

Just before liftoff, take the slack out by pulling the chest up and pulling the bar against the weights. Listen for the clink.

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.

Banded-deficit-reverse-lunge

Tip: Banded Deficit Reverse Lunge

Add some accommodating resistance to this exercise with bands and blow up your glutes.

Banded-single-leg-romanian-deadlift

Tip: Banded Single-Leg Romanian Deadlift

Add bands to this booty builder to get even better results.

Cable-plank-press

Tip: Cable Plank Press

If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.

Romanian-deadlift-with-band

Tip: Romanian Deadlift With Band

Use this to fire up your hams, glutes, and upper back before deadlifts. It's great for grooving the hip hinge pattern.

Bentover-row-with-band

Tip: Bentover Row With Band

Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.

Farmer's-walks-for-grip-strength

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.

Stability-ball-leg-curl-reverse-sled-push

Tip: Stability Ball Leg Curl + Reverse Sled Push

This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.