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Tip: Close-Stance Trap Bar Deadlift

Turn this lift into a quad builder with a closer stance. Keep the hips down and chest up to keep the stress on the legs and off the back.

Tip: How to Fight Late-Night Cravings

Having a TV-induced craving? Don't suffer needlessly, but don't blow your diet either. Here's what to eat.

Tip: Fix Your Push-Up

Most people can do a lot of push-ups... with terrible form. Here's how to fix that and build upper-body strength.

Tip: 6 Suspension Strap Moves for Serious Lifters

Think those TRX-style gadgets are just for newbies? Think again. Try these challenging exercises.

Tip: The Most Overrated Dietary Oil

The benefits of this health-food darling are way overblown. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Hanging Band Bench Press

Looks crazy, but when used as a supplement to your regular benching it can really promote healthy shoulders and boost your standard bench press.

Tip: The 30-Minute Trick for a Better Day

Make every day better. Start it by working on yourself and getting your mind right. Here's how.

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Tip: The Reverse Paused Deadlift

This technique uses a pause during the lowering portion of the rep. Great for strength development, technique improvement, and muscle growth.

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Tip: Angled, Unilateral Romanian Deadlift

This RDL variation, using a barbell placed in a corner, really nails your glutes.

Tip: Take Gratitude To The Extreme

This mental exercise is harder than you think. Try it for a week and become a tougher, happier person.

Tip: The World's Fittest Athlete

Are the top CrossFitter's really the fittest all-around athletes? Here's one strength coach's opinion.

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Tip: Single-Arm Barbell Row with Band

Stimulate new back growth by changing the angle. Use a Landmine device (or place a bar in a corner). Attach a band for a more intense peak contraction.

Tip: The 20-Percent Experiment

Get a better workout every single time you walk into the gym. Here's how.

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Tip: The Compound Row

A great back exercise, especially for athletes.

Tip: The Best Hour of the Day

Stop putzing around. Make your diet, your training, and your whole day more productive with this strategy.

Tip: Stop Putting Hunger On A Pedestal

This is the problem with diets that promote hunger.

Tip: The New-Exercise-Only Week

Flex your programming muscles, make your joints feel better, and accelerate progress. Here's how.

Tip: The Intuitive Training Challenge

It's time to let your instincts take over, for a while at least. Ditch your workout plan and try this.

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Tip: Preacher Curl Supersetted With Dumbbell Curl

Do 8 reps on the preacher, then go straight into alternating curls, progressively increasing the number of reps until you hit 4 reps each side.

Tip: The Missing Piece of the Fitness Equation

Research reveals a previously unknown ingredient to fitness, and training for an hour or two doesn't relieve you of this new obligation.

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Tip: Stability Ball Leg Curl + Reverse Sled Push

This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.

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Tip: Farmer's Walks for Grip Strength

When doing loaded carries for grip strength, don't go fast. Focus on time under tension. Shoot for around a 30 meter walk.

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Tip: Bentover Row With Band

Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.

Tip: The Smart Way to Prepare Your Veggies

Eat your vegetables they say. But what if veggies just make you bloated and cause digestion issues? Here are some tips.