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Tip: The Most Complete Biceps Exercise

This curl variation nails every fiber of the biceps in one movement. Check it out.

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Tip: Hip Thrust Progressions

The hip thrust is one of the best glute-builders around, and there are many variations of it. Here's how to progress them right.

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Tip: Two-Bench Hip Thrust + Leg Curl

Build your glutes and hamstrings with just your bodyweight. Try this.

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Tip: Fatigue Loading vs. Performance Loading, T Nation Boot Camp

When should you add more weight? When should you add more sets? Coach Thibaudeau talks about these topics and more.

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Tip: Work Capacity & Nervous System Efficiency, T Nation Boot Camp

Coach Thibaudeau discusses MMA fighters, nervous system recovery, active rest, and more.

Tip: The Missing Element of Muscle Gains

Go heavy or go home, right? Well, there's something else you need to do before you go home if you want to build muscle.

Tip: The Truth About Natural Flavors

There's a halo of health around them, but are natural flavors any better than artificial flavors? You may be surprised.

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Tip: Training on the Nerve, T Nation Boot Camp

After a boot camp workout, Coach Thibaudeau fields questions about external motivation and over-stimulating the nervous system.

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Tip: The 4 Components to Recovery, T Nation Boot Camp

Coach Thibaudeau discusses the four types of recovery after one our boot camp workouts.

Tip: Eat Your Whole Grains, Paleo People!

It turns out that whole grains are hugely anti-inflammatory. Here's the science.

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Tip: Progression Methods, T Nation Boot Camp

After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.

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Tip: Inverted Rows – Drop Sets

Nail your upper back by taking the inverted row to the next level.

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Tip: Reciprocal Inhibition – A Better Way to Stretch Your Neck

Stop grabbing your neck and cranking your head to the side to stretch it. Here's a better way.

Tip: The Case for Gym Selfies

They can get annoying to other people sometimes, but science says they can also help you get lean. Check it out.

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Tip: Neutral-Hip Nordic Hamstring Curl

Looks simple enough, but this is one of the toughest hamstring exercises there is.

Tip: Young vs. Old: Who Wins?

A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.

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Tip: Band-Resisted Floor Press

Here's an easy way to add accommodating resistance to the floor press using only one band. Try it out and boost your bench press PR.

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Tip: Single-Arm Push Press with Accentuated Eccentric

Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.

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Tip: Split-Stance One-Arm Dumbbell Press

Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.

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Tip: The Zercher Shrug

Stay upright and avoid bouncing to make this a very effective shrug variation.

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Tip: Band Dislocates with Wrap-Arounds

Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. Here's how.

Tip: 4 Technique Fixers for Strength Gains

There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.

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Tip: Band Front Raise and Pull Apart

This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.

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Tip: Inverted Sit-Ups and Squats

Two old-school exercises that are worth trying out. Check 'em out.