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Tip: Strict Pause Pull-Ups

Get stronger by adding pauses to your pull-ups. Pause halfway up, at the top, and again halfway down.

Tip: A New Kind of Food Log

Food diaries are helpful, but tedious and time sucking. Researchers have found something that works just as well, and it's kinda fun.

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Tip: Dumbbell Bench Press Drop Sets for Size

Training to failure works. Period. Just incorporate it wisely. Here's one way to do it for chest training.

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Tip: Squat Star Complexes

Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.

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Tip: Bench Press Star Complexes

Do Russian-style star complexes for rapid strength and muscle gains. Here's how.

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Tip: Deadlift Right for Your Body Type

Unless you're in a powerlifting competition, deadlifting from the floor may not be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: The Mixed-Grip Deadlift Sucks

Sure, it'll help you pull more weight, but unless you're a competitive powerlifter and have to use it, it's best avoided. Here's why.

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Tip: How to Front Squat Pain-Free

Because of mobility issues or previous injuries, the front squat can be too hard on some lifters' elbows, shoulders, and wrists. Fix that with straps.

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.

Tip: Do This After Heavy Lifting

Keep your back healthy by adding this feel-good move to your workout.

The Smart Dieter's Guide to Cheat Meals

How do cheat meals or refeeds boost fat loss? Do YOU really need one? What should you eat? How much? Those questions answered here.

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Tip: The Kelso Shrug for Traps and Back

If you only do standing shrugs, you're missing a big part of your traps. Try this.

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Tip: Build Arms With The Underhand Row

When you do rows with a supinated grip, there's a greater overload stimulus on the biceps and you turn regular barbell rows into an arm AND back-builder.

Tip: How to Cure Big Arms/Small Back Syndrome

Do your arms take over during back training? Then you need to try this exercise.

Tip: Take This Vitamin or Get a Hernia

Most people don't get enough of it. And now we know this can lead to muscle strains and hernias.

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Tip: Master the Incline Plyo Push-Up

This is an awesome exercise for horizontal pressing power. It increases explosiveness and helps you recruit more muscle.

Build Monster Overhead Strength

Use these 5 training methods to build your shoulders, strengthen your entire upper body, and overhead press scary weight.

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Tip: Master the Anti-Press

This tough core exercise will also build shoulder strength and mobility. Take a look.

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Tip: Build Wide Delts with the Iso-Dynamic Lateral Raise

Finish off your shoulder workout with this effective (but painful) exercise technique.

Tip: A Simple Trick for Better Forearms

Do your wrist curls like this for Popeye forearms.

Tip: The Cluster Method for Pure Strength Gains

Do clusters on the bench press, squat, or deadlift and you'll build strength fast. Here's a quick guide.

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Tip: Try the Iso-Dynamic Contrast Curl

Stimulate new biceps growth by holding the weight at 90 degrees for 20 seconds, then performing curls until failure.

Tip: Your Cereal is Full of Lies & Diabetes

Here's how those so-called healthy breakfast cereals are making you chubby and weak.

Tip: How to Build Pecs With a Foam Roller

Yes, really. This training method will also improve your lifting mechanics. Take a look.