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Tip: Self Myofascial Release for Anterior Delt & Pec Major

Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.

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Tip: Backward Static Lunge

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

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Tip: Dynamic Oscillatory Pec Stretch

A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.

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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: 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.

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Tip: Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat

Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.

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Tip: Single-Leg Hip Thrust – Full Version

The unilateral barbell hip thrust is more lower back friendly due to the lighter load, but still a tough challenge and a great glute builder.

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Tip: High-Rep Dumbbell Clean-Squat-Press

Toss this conditioning finisher in at the end of your next upper-body workout to burn some extra fat. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.

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Tip: Hip Thrust – Two Legs Up, One Leg Down

Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.

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Tip: Ground-to-Shoulder Stands

Looks odd, but this is a great fat-burning finisher. Do 6 reps per side for 8 minutes straight.

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Tip: Push-Up, Stand Up, Squat Prisoner Jump Countdown

Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!

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Tip: Single-Leg Hip Thrust – Slow Negative

Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.

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Tip: Dumbbell Curl, Overhead Extension Superset

Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.

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Tip: Continuous Tension Rack Pull

The rack pull is an awesome lift. Try it using a trap bar and constant tension, as shown here, along with heavier, dead-stop reps.

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Tip: 3 Tips for a Perfect Curl

Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.

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Tip: Dips, Rear Delt Flyes, Over and Backs

Mark Dugdale uses this depletion circuit as part of his contest prep.

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Tip: Chest Supported Dumbbell Row

This supported version of the dumbbell row is more back friendly. Get a good stretch at the bottom and drive the elbow back hard.

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Tip: Dragon Flag Progressions

Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.

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Tip: Lateral Shuttle 2-Step

Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.

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Tip: Goblet and Hack Squat Superset

For quad size, do 6 rounds of narrow goblet squats followed by continuous tension hack squats. Rest only 60 seconds between rounds.

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Tip: Cross-Body Plank

If you can plank for more than 30 seconds, you need a more advanced variation. Try this.

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Tip: Peterson Step-Up

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

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Tip: Front Foot Elevated Split Squat

For more quad emphasis, try this split squat variation.

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Tip: 8 Great Thoracic Extensor Exercises

The thoracic extensors stabilize the spine during squats and deadlifts. Try these accessory exercises to strengthen them.

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Tip: Plate Crunch

Abs respond better to weighted exercises, like this one, which is also called the prisoner crunch.