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Tip: Your Red Rooster Sauce is a PED

You know that spicy stuff every guy under 30 squeezes onto his food? It turns out it makes them stronger. Here's proof.

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Tip: Band Resisted Push-Up

Don't abandon the push-up just because you've gotten too good at it. Try this variation and make it tougher.

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Tip: Therapeutic Pull-Apart

Use this variation of the band pull-apart to reduce soreness and pain.

Tip: Common Drugs That Secretly Cause Depression

Over 200 legal drugs can trigger depressive symptoms. You're probably using a couple of them. Here's the list.

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Tip: Agonist Superset: Chin-Up and Curl

Jack up the metabolic and muscular damage, jack up your biceps growth. Try this superset.

Tip: The Right Reps for Strong Hammies

When it comes to building hamstrings, your rep range matters. Here's what to do.

Tip: The Next-Level Leg Press

Ramp up the tension and slap some new muscle onto your legs with this little trick.

Tip: Make These Mind-Blowing Protein Brownies

They're your next favorite guilty pleasure, but without the guilt.

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Tip: Elevate Your Deadlift

Here's how (and why) to use block pulls to boost your deadlift strength.

Tip: Find YOUR Most Effective Exercises

Grab a pen and a piece of paper and do this. It'll help you trim the fluff off your workout plan and get focused on the movements that matter.

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Tip: Stop Over-Cueing the Deadlift

Keep it simple and boost your deadlift numbers. Here's how.

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Tip: Get Your Weight Back on the Deadlift

Fix a common technique flaw fast with this simple but effective trick.

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Tip: The Deadlift – How to Add Bands

Accommodating resistance is a great way to add variety to your training, and it's a great way to take advantage of the strength curve.

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Tip: Engage the Lats for a Better Deadlift

Lift heavier and keep your lower back safe by correcting a common technique flaw. Here's how.

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Tip: The Peel-Back Technique for Better Deadlifts

Improve your form and get a mechanical advantage boost. Here's how.

Therapeutic Weight Lifting

Does stretching, foam rolling and all that recovery stuff make you want to slit your wrists? Here's how to lift in a way that's therapeutic.

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Tip: Get the Hips Through!

Can't lock out your deadlifts? Here's the cue you need.

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Tip: Conventional Deadlift – Find Your Best Stance

Here's a simple way to find your best stance for heavy pulls.

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Tip: Copy and Paste to Be a Better Deadlifter

Most lifters' warm-up sets look very different than their working sets. That's a problem. Here's why.

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Tip: Fix Your Technique with Paused Deadlifts

Clean up your form. Get stronger in your weakest range of motion. Smash your PR. Here's how.

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Tip: Tight Cable Torso Rotation with Hip Shift

This dynamic variation of the cable check is great for athletes, producing high levels of power and strength.

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Tip: Medicine Ball or Weight Plate Side Lean

This is tougher than it looks. Add to the end of your ab training for all-around core strength.

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Tip: Stability Ball Reverse Crunch

Eliminate momentum and get a stretch at the bottom to really make this ab exercise work well.