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Tip: Single-Leg Pushes and Pulls

Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.

Tip: The Strangest Deadlift

Looks odd, but this classic lift's emphasis on cross-body loads will quickly bolster your core strength. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Carb Cycling and the Right Amount of Cardio

Reach the next level of physique development without driving yourself nuts. Here's the simple plan.

Tip: To Get Lean, Destroy Your Setbacks

Lose that last 10 pounds of fat. Identify exactly what's holding you back and devise a strategy. Here's how.

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Tip: Neutral Grip Single-Arm Dumbbell Bench Press

If you can bench press two 90 pound dumbbells, you should be able to single-arm bench press a 90 pound dumbbell. If not, your core is too weak.

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Tip: Push-Up Fallouts

Are you good at ab wheel rollouts? Then ramp up your core work with this exercise.

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Tip: The Block Pull

Use this supplemental lift to strengthen your deadlift if you always miss from the floor. Pull off 3-4 inch blocks.

Tip: Don't Bother With Multivitamins

They just aren't worth taking. Here's why.

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Tip: Cambered Bar Row

For greater range of motion in the contracted position, try a cambered bar.

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Tip: 3-Way Ankle Joint Mobilization

If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.

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Tip: Ankle Mobility: Soft Tissue vs. Joint Restriction

If you have ankle mobility issues that affect your squat, you need to determine what kind of problem you have before treatment. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Fix Your Core, Free Your Hips

Do this before lower body workouts and dramatically boost the training effect.

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Tip: The Hollow Rock and Hollow Hold

Steal this challenging core movement from the world of gymnastics. Here are a few ways to do it.

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Tip: Triceps French Press

This is a great exercise for triceps thickness, if you do it correctly. Here's how to get it right.

Tip: The Worst Time to Stretch

Here's when to stretch for best results, plus an overview of the targeted dynamic warm-up method.

Tip: Track Your Results or You Won't Get Results

Newbies and lifters who can't make gains anymore have something in common. Take a look.

Tip: The Coffee That Enhances Performance

Add this to your coffee to increase exercise performance and boost mental energy.

Tip: Do This Before Leg Day

Here's how to wake up and prepare your body for your toughest lower-body workout.

The 5 Bad Habits of Weak Lifters

Sometimes success involves studying the habits of unsuccessful people and then doing the opposite. Here are five of their bad training habits.

Tip: No Need to Eat So Many Fruits & Veggies

New research says we don't need as much as we thought. Check out the science.

Tip: Everything Works, But Only For So Long

Here's how to find the right balance between the big basics and exercise variety to stimulate fresh gains.

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Tip: A Better Bulgarian Split Squat

Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.

Tip: Total Arm Training

Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.

Tip: No Need to Stretch If You Do This

Science shows you can improve mobility without stretching. Here's how.