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6 Lifting Strategies That Always Work

Cut through all the complex weight lifting theory with these proven strategies for building strength and muscle.

Tip: Do Partner Flyes for Bigger Pecs

Manual resistance flyes. Yeah, this is gonna hurt. Here's how to do them.

Tip: Send Carbs To Muscle

How to drive nutrients preferentially into muscle cells instead of storing them as body fat.

Tip: Build Your Grip with Deadlift Ramps

This grip strengthening method is flat-out nuts, but it works remarkably fast. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Shin Box Drill Before Leg Day

Looks a little goofy, but it really gets you ready for heavy lower-body lifting. Check it out.

Tip: Take the Plank and Push-up Challenge

It's time to shake up your workout. Challenge your friends (or enemies) and see who lasts the longest. Check it out.

Tip: Use Instinctive Training Wisely

The fancy term for it is autoregulatory training. Here's how and when to use it.

Tip: Do the Power Snatch from the Hang

It's the single best exercise for power athletes. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Don't Reach for the Bar With Your Chin

It's one of the most common technique mistakes with chin-ups. Here's why and how to avoid it.

Tip: Think Small, Win Big

Here's why setting small goals in the gym leads to the biggest payoffs.

Tip: Ditch the Oxygen Deprivation Mask

Yeah, it makes you look cool. Sorta. But it just doesn't work. Here's why.

Tip: Use the Countdown Method for Delts

This is really going to burn. Badly. But you'll like the results. Check it out.

Tip: Do Bike Sprints for Quads

The “pump” assists in muscle growth, and nothing pumps the quads like bike sprints. Try this at the end of your next leg day.

Tip: Stop Trying, Start Committing

It's time to cut the crap and reach your physique goals. Trying is lying. Start committing instead. Here's how.

Tip: Build That Back With 21's

Get stronger lats, biceps and even abs by doing chin-ups using the reverse 21 method. Here's how.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Build Your Shoulders With This Workout

Going heavy builds muscle, but don't forget constant tension and lactate build-up. This routine provides both. Check it out.

Tip: Do Hand Walkouts for Ab Strength

You can do this challenging core obliterator anywhere. Here's how.

Tip: Try These 4 Leg Curl Tricks

The lying leg curl works, but most people only get half the results they could be getting. Here's how to make it work better.

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Snatch High Pull - 180 Kg

Christian Thibaudeau performs snatch high pull from blocks with 180 kg.

Tip: Stop Making That Face

Psyching yourself up to lift can wreck your CNS and increase cortisol. Here's why.

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Brutal Squat Day Meadows, Tate & Dugdale

See John Meadows, Dave Tate and Mark Dugdale go through a brutal squat workout. Lots of technique discussed.

Tip: Train Pull-Ups Like a Powerlifter

Speed work and band resistance are used by top powerlifters for the big three lifts. But they can also be used to improve your pull-ups. Here's how.

5 Scientific Reasons to Eat Carbs

Without enough carbs, thyroids get lazy and muscles look flat and become hard to grow. Don't get mad, low-carbers. Just get the facts here.