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This advanced plank variation will strengthen your core along with just about every muscle in your upper body. Give it a shot.

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Tip: 7 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift

Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.

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Tip: Fat Dumbbell Lifts for Grip Strength

Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.

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Tip: Rack Deadlift With Bands

Build your upper back and lats while strengthening the lockout on your conventional deadlifts.

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Tip: 2 Reps Slow, 2 Reps Fast

With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.

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Tip: Batwing Sled Drags

Sled drags are great for quads, but you can also use them to get in some bonus back work by pulling your elbows down and back.

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: The Ultimate Upper-Body Primer

Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.

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Tip: Off-Bench Oblique Hold with Pulse

There's more to core training than crunches. Try this anti-lateral flexion exercise.

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Tip: A Better Way to Build Triceps

Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.

Tip: The Top 10 Herbs For Health Fanatics

Improve gut health, fight cognitive decline, prevent illness, and, oh yeah, make your food taste amazing with these super-herbs.

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Tip: The Best Grip Width for Pain-Free Benching

Does the front side of your shoulder hurt from bench pressing? Most likely your hand position is off. Here's how to fix it.

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Tip: The Seated Cable Shrug

Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.

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Tip: Master the Foam Roller Chest Press

Build your chest and improve your lifting mechanics with this bench press variation.

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Tip: The Standing Kettlebell Shrug

Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.

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Tip: 4 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press

Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.

Tip: No Pain, All Gain

Pain vs. discomfort in the gym. Here's why you better know the difference.

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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: The Bodyweight Triceps Extension

Blast those puny triceps and strengthen your core with one exercise.

Tip: Build Better Lats With Cables

In this case, a machine is better than free weights. Check this out.

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Tip: Two Simple Ways to Build Bigger Biceps

Two simple adjustments will make your dumbbell curls much more effective. Check 'em out.

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Tip: The Crisscross Challenge

Want to really test your bench press and chin-up? Try this!

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Tip: The Tempo Manipulation Shoulder Blast

Amit Sapir, world record holding powerlifter and pro bodybuilder, shows you his favorite way to build delts.

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Tip: Pump and Hold for Big Delts

For shoulder size, it's more about the pump than lifting super-heavy weights.

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Tip: Try the Triple Kettlebell Push-Up

Thirty push-ups in three different positions. Can you hang?