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How To Deadlift Properly (Eddie 'The Beast' Hall)

There are some great tips in here. Nice one.



Back in the Gym, Post Surgeries (Ronnie Coleman)

Must be incredibly satisfying, particularly after the 'you'll never walk again' comments.



The Importance of Core Strength (ThenX)

Nice one.



Magnus Midtbø Destroys New Grip Strength Test (Jujimufu)

Very interesting grip tools.



Heavy Pressing (Brian Shaw, Robert Oberst and Eddie Hall)

Check out the somewhat uncommon use of the Trap Bar - nice one.



Garage Gym Tour (Meg Squats)

I love seeing how other people train.



How To Master The Turkish Getup (Meg Squats)

Great explanation.



The Fastest Way to Big Biceps (Athlean-X)

Very interesting ideas.



Brian Shaw at the Arnold (Injury, and Lifts)

As terrible as it is to see an injury, the response to it (this video and the following one) is wonderful.



4 Lat Pulldown Variations (Athlean-X)

Nice one Jeff.



The 'This Week in Grip' Podcast ('Napalm' Jedd Johnson)

Great show.



Calisthenics Strength 'Rules' (Calisthenicmovement)

Great Information.



Arnold Schwarzenegger : Heavy Training at 71 (Gym Nation 2.0)

After the surgery, straight back into it.



Heavy Lifting at 6'6 (Jujimufu)

Love it.



Calisthenics Progressions (Calisthenicmovement)

Great information.



Grip Strength Exercises for Wrists & Forearms (Criticalbench)

A very solid start.



The Hollow Body Hold (& Variations) vs Sit-ups (Calisthenic Movement)

Interesting exercise.



Performing the Barbell Row (Alan Thrall)

Nice one.



The Pseudo Planche Pushup & Variations (Austin Dunham)

Nice one.



Pivot Blocks, and Fixing The Good Morning Squat (Alan Thrall)

Great information Alan.



AlphaDestiny Q&A (Alex Leonidas)

There's some great information in these videos.



100 Push Ups A Day (THENX)

Great way to get a few push-ups in.



Bench Press Tips (Silent Mike)

I love these videos - examining form and discussing possible improvements.



How To Press Things Overhead (Stones, Barbell, Logs etc)

Great tutorial.



15 Planche Progressions (Barstarzz)

Wonderful information. Love it.




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