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Most lifters have tight hip flexors. Here's how to fix them up.

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Not Dangerous! 4 Falsely Accused Exercises

We bet you've heard that these exercises are bad. Here's the truth, backed by science.

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Tip: 40 Second of Athleticism

Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.

Tip: The Misinterpreted Ab Training Study

With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.

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Tip: Seated Cable Rows with Iso Holds

Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.

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Tip: One-And-A-Quarter Reps for Triceps

Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.

Tip: The Natural Cancer Fighter

This stuff helps reduce soreness from hard training, but its potential benefits go far beyond that. Check this out.

Tip: Fight Off Skin Cancer with this Cheap Drug

Sunscreen helps a little, but this stuff can ward off melanoma from the inside.

Tip: A Workaround for Cranky Joints

Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.

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Tip: The Kettlebell Flye

The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.

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Tip: Spiderman Walk with Thoracic Rotation

This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.

Tip: The Protein First Diet Strategy

Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.

Tip: Strong Legs, No Knee Pain

Use this exercise pairing to build your legs without the knee pain.

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Tip: Standing Rotational Rope Row, Unilateral

Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, Austin Meadows, demonstrates this variation of the rope row. Note the hand rotation for more activation of the lats and upper back.

Tip: 10 Strategies to Stop Binge Eating

Binging is a common problem among lifters. Here's how Coach Thibaudeau cured this bad habit.

Tip: Another Great Reason to Drink Green Tea

It has tons of health and fat-burning benefits, but here's another reason you may want to cool off with iced green tea this summer.

Tip: Two Drills to Fire Up Your Backside

Get your glutes, hamstrings, and upper back ready for heavy training with these simple movements.

Tip: Another Damn Good Reason to Lift

Most people think of cardio when they think of long-term health. Here's what they're missing.

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Tip: Guillotine High Cable Curl

This exercise hits both the long and short heads of the biceps, which most biceps exercises can't do.

Tip: Do This Medball Exercise Before Squats

Get your central nervous system ready for heavy squats by doing this simple exercise first.

Tip: Choose Your Own Squat

You have permission to do any type of squat that feels right to you, no matter what the squat Nazis say. Here's why.

Tip: Your Social Media – Motivating or Nah?

Are your fitness posts and photos motivating people or de-motivating them? Check out this surprising new study.

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Tip: The Dante Row

Combine lat isolation, a long range of motion, and a good stretch and you get this great row variation.

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Tip: Try This For Bigger Traps

Got a bit of a pencil neck? This shrug variation will get your traps to explode in no time.