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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.

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Tip: Smith Machine BOSU Ab Crunch

Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.

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Tip: Single-Arm Machine Curl

Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.

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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: The Complete Ab Exercise

This movement builds core strength, nails the abs, and even hits those hard-to-reach serratus muscles.

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Tip: 1-1-2 Bench Press

Here's a tougher-than-it-looks ways to ramp up your chest training, boost TUT for growth, and improve motor unit recruitment.

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Tip: Popover Push-Up

And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.

Tip: Cardio for Very Big Lifters

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

Tip: Go Heavy to Retain Muscle

Here's why doing high reps during diet phases can backfire, and why it's best to keep it heavy even when cutting.

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Tip: Towel Bent Row

This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.

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.

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Tip: The Right Grip for the Barbell Ab Rollout

To keep your shoulders healthy, always use a shoulder-width grip or slightly narrower on this great core exercise.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Use This Machine

It's not just for back. Check out these muscle-building exercise variations.

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Tip: Find Your Lats, Enhance Your Training

This drill teaches you to set your shoulders correctly so you can get the most out of your lat exercises.

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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: The Medball Ab Rollout

This tough rollout variation will nail your core and your lats. Do 3 to 6 sets of 5 to 8 rolls.

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Tip: Vertical Pallof Press

Think of this exercise as a kind of standing ab rollout. Great for overall core strength.

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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: The Strength Vitamin

Most athletes have low levels of this vitamin. And only one type of it will keep your strength gains coming. Here's the science.

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Tip: The Touch-and-Go Box Squat

Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.

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Tip: Ball False-Grip Drill

Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.

Tip: Are You Dedicated or Disturbed?

Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.

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Tip: Supine Stir the Pot

This spine-friendly variation of the stir-the-pot exercise (normally done on a stability ball) fires up those deep core muscles often missed by most ab exercises.