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If you want to build muscle and reap the benefits of unilateral work, start out by doing it like this.

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Tip: Touch-And-Go Deadlift – Good Form

The key is that it's not a bounce; it's a one-second pause. Tension is maintained and the bar is lowered under control.

Tip: 4 Hacks for Gettin' Lean or Gettin' Huge

Simple strategies for controlling your food intake when you're cutting or packing in the extra calories for mass gains.

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Tip: Rear-Foot Elevated Split Squat from Step

Elevate the front foot with a step and go deep on this one. Rack grip shown, but you can also hold the dumbbells down at your sides.

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Tip: Avoid Kyphotic Posture

For hip hinge exercises like RDLs and deadlifts, watch out for this common mistake.

Tip: The Power Exercise for Delts and Traps

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: Triceps Extension – Multi-Hold Pump Set

Do this for only one set at the very end of your triceps workout. First iso-hold 20 seconds, second 15 seconds, last hold for 10 seconds.

Tip: The Missing Biceps Exercise

To maximize arm size, you need to add this biceps movement to your program.

Tip: Two Next-Level Delt Exercises

Here's how to make two staple shoulder exercises even better.

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Tip: Back Raise for Erectors

Strengthen your spinal erectors, get stronger in all the big lifts. Do 3 sets of 10-12 reps once a week using light weight.

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Tip: Split Squat with Isometric Holds

Do a split squat, then only come about three-fourths of the way up. Hold that position for 3 seconds before lowering. Great for the glute medius and minimus.

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Tip: Banded Good Morning

Ramp up this powerlifting accessory exercise with a band to add resistance at the waist and cue yourself to get the hips through. Great for glutes.

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Tip: Alternating Eccentric Leg Curl

Force those hamstrings to grow! Lift with two legs, then overload the negative by lowering with one leg. Switch to both legs when you hit failure.

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Tip: Single-Arm Plank on Rings

Yes, this is very advanced. First master the plank and the single-arm plank before trying it on rings with added load.

Tip: This Exercise Beats Squats for Glute Gains

You've seen the squat-booty memes, but the squat came in last for glute activation when compared to two other exercises.

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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: How to Beat Stress-Induced Insomnia

Work stress leads to bad sleep. And bad sleep saps your willpower and leads to poor food choices at night. Here's how to break the cycle.

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Tip: 6-Ways for Shoulders

Add this to the end of your shoulder workout and get ready to burn and grow.

Tip: The Art of the Batch Prep

Avoid decision fatigue, improve diet adherence, and reach your body comp goals. Here's how.

Tip: The Ridiculous Truth about Salt

Is there really a link between sodium and hypertension? Here are the facts.

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Tip: Machine Laterals With Assisted Negatives

For this intensity technique, do the concentric part of the exercise on your own, then have your training partner push down during the negative as you resist.

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Tip: Hang and Swing Destroyer Set

Stubborn rear delts? Punish them until they grow with this 100 rep drop set. Use partials at first, then full range on the last drop.

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Tip: Pulldown Crunch

Blow out all your air on the way down and contract hard. Do 10-12 reps.

Tip: Go Heavy Without Going Heavy

For the experienced lifter, this effective training method allows you to build strength without all the risky 1RMs.

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Tip: Over and Backs for Delts

Also called the Bradford press, this continuous tension movement is a great delt-day finisher.