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Tip: Rib and Chest Position for the Deadlift

Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.

Tip: Something Dumb Personal Trainers Do

Either they're trying to look more advanced than they are or they're just trying something they saw on TV. Either way, this is bad business.

Tip: Get Explosive Without the Olympic Lifts

Not interested in learning the full O-lifts? Build athleticism and power anyway with these two easier-to-learn exercises.

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Tip: Incline Concentration Curl

For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.

The Right Diet for Your Personality Type

Your fat loss diet will fail if your nutrition plan doesn't match your personality and mindset. Find your type here.

12 Little Changes For Big Gains

Get bigger, get leaner, and build strength without overhauling your whole dang life. Make these simple changes and tweaks.

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Tip: Curls with 3-Second Negatives

The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.

Tip: The Most Useless Pull-Up Exercise

This movement is often used as a regression in functional fitness classes. Problem is, it doesn't do much of anything. Here's why.

Tip: The Combo Exercise That's Just Plain Silly

It's a popular exercise that kills two birds with one stone... except it really doesn't. It just screws up two good exercises.

Tip: The Best Rest Periods for Arm Growth

How long should you rest between sets if biceps and triceps size is your goal? Here's your guide.

Tip: The Sissy Machine That'll Get You Strong

The wimpiest machine in the gym can actually help you build strength and muscle. Who knew? Try these two exercises.

Tip: Use This to Make Exercise More Effective

This substance, with its broad list of abilities, is the Superman of supplements.

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Tip: Deficit Semi-Sumo Deadlift

This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!

Tip: Cardio for Very Big Lifters

How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.

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Tip: The J Rope Pull

Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.

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Tip: Seated Overhead Pin Press

Build more overhead strength using this concentric-based movement.

Tip: The Exercise You're Not Doing Enough

Make your back feel awesome and build your grip strength with this simple exercise.

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Tip: Use This Trick for Perfect Push-Ups

The most common push-up mistake is letting the hips sag. Here's a simple cue to fix that problem instantly.

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Tip: Supine Band Shoulder External Rotation

Rotator cuff work keeps your shoulders healthy. Coach Tumminello discusses why a popular exercise doesn't do the trick and shows you a better one.

Tip: Is Variety More Important Than Intensity?

Doing lots of different exercises is more important than changing up sets and reps according to new research. Take a look.

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Tip: V-Sit Crunch

This bent-knee variation works best for most people because it keeps the hip flexors from taking over.

Tip: A Very Different Way to Deadlift

This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.

Tip: How to Build Period Strength

Here's how women can use their menstrual cycles to boost muscle mass and get stronger.

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Tip: Angled Barbell Press

This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.