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Take a bodybuilding exercise, mix in an athletic movement and what do you get? A new way to add size to your shoulders and traps.

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Tip: The Single-Arm Plank

If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank.

Tip: The Best Chest Exercise Since 1911

For complete chest development, don't forget this classic. Bonus: There's a new way to do it for even better results. Check this out.

Tip: Keep Your Diet Boring

What does a boring diet plan have to do with willpower and getting shredded? Quite a lot actually. Here's why.

Tip: Deadlift – Trunk Flexion vs. Hip Flexion

Hip flexion good. Trunk flexion bad. Here's why and what each looks like so you can make sure your form is correct.

Tip: Build Quads & Glutes, Even With a Bad Back

Low back acting up? You can still train your lower body hard. Try this.

Tip: The Best Way to Boost Time Under Tension

For best results, should you do slow reps or just more reps per set? Check out the new science here.

Tip: The Fishing Rod and the Hitch

Don't make these two deadlifting errors. Here's what they look like and how to fix them.

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Tip: Goblet and Hack Squat Superset

For quad size, do 6 rounds of narrow goblet squats followed by continuous tension hack squats. Rest only 60 seconds between rounds.

Tip: No Need to Hate on Lifting Straps

Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.

Tip: Get a Great Workout in Half the Time

A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.

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Tip: Single-Leg Hip Thrust – Slow Negative

Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.

Tip: The Optimal Amount of Time Off

Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.

Tip: A Common Chest Training Mistake

Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.

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Tip: Rib and Chest Position for the Deadlift

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

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.

Tip: Abs Are Built in the Gym, Not the Kitchen

All you need to do is diet and you'll have abs, right? Not really. It's a bit more nuanced than what your favorite meme says. Here's why.

Tip: Diet Is Not More Important Than Training

Stop repeating the idea that diet is 70% of your results. That saying makes a good point, but it's not really accurate. Here's why.

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Tip: Banded Chest Supported Rows

Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.

Hardcore Answers to Newbie Questions

Protein intake, bulking and cutting, catching the eyes of the ladies, and more.

Tip: Two Lifts for Real Athletic Strength

Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.

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Tip: Goblet Squat – Correct Form

The goblet squat has gained popularity in recent years. Let's make sure everyone is doing it right.

Tip: Are You Using the Right Weight to Grow?

Most people don't according to this new study. Check it out.

Tip: Master the Hip Clean

Here's a great movement for the beginner Olympic lifter or for anyone who wants to build some impressive traps.

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Tip: The J Rope Pull

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