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Tip: How to Fight Post-Show Depression

Many bodybuilders get depressed after a competition, even if they win. Why? And what can be done about it? Answers here.

Tip: You're Overfed But Undernourished

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies in America are astonishingly high, with over 90% of us lacking in at least one mineral.

Tip: Bake Your Bacon

Here's how to enjoy bacon with fewer calories and easier clean-up. Bonus: How to make turkey bacon that doesn't suck.

Question of Strength 50

How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt.

Tip: Pink Protein Cookies for Gains

Grab a bag of cranberries and make these before this seasonal fruit disappears.

Tip: Triple Down on Biceps Growth

Combine a loaded stretch, slow negatives, and a vicious mechanical drop set to trigger biceps growth multiple ways. Here's how.

Tip: Pause Reps for Strength and Stability

Hit a sticking point on a major lift like the deadlift? Try this.

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Tip: Slow Tempo Pull-Aparts for Reps

Slow down your reps and the pull-apart can become a muscle builder.

Tip: Range of Motion – Trickier Than You Think

Always use a full range of motion... except when you shouldn't. This can change as you gain more experience. Info here.

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Tip: Therapeutic Pull-Apart

Use this variation of the band pull-apart to reduce soreness and pain.

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Tip: Stiff-Leg Deadlift from Deficit

You need a strong posterior chain to deadlift big numbers, and it's hard to beat this lift to strengthen it.

Tip: The 2:1 Technique for Big Legs

Hammer your hamstrings without all the joint stress and CNS fatigue. Here's how.

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Tip: Agonist Superset: Chin-Up and Curl

Jack up the metabolic and muscular damage, jack up your biceps growth. Try this superset.

Tip: The Right Reps for Strong Hammies

When it comes to building hamstrings, your rep range matters. Here's what to do.

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Tip: The L-Sit Hold

Light up your core and triceps with this simple (but tough) bodyweight exercise.

Tip: The Next-Level Leg Press

Ramp up the tension and slap some new muscle onto your legs with this little trick.

Tip: Make These Mind-Blowing Protein Brownies

They're your next favorite guilty pleasure, but without the guilt.

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Tip: Social Media Workouts vs. Real Training

Bands, chains, boxes, agility drills. They have their place, but there's some really bad info out there. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Elevate Your Deadlift

Here's how (and why) to use block pulls to boost your deadlift strength.

Tip: Does Your Training Split Really Matter?

What's best? Longer, less frequent workouts or shorter, more frequent workouts? Here's what the research says.

Tip: Find YOUR Most Effective Exercises

Grab a pen and a piece of paper and do this. It'll help you trim the fluff off your workout plan and get focused on the movements that matter.

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Tip: Stop Over-Cueing the Deadlift

Keep it simple and boost your deadlift numbers. Here's how.

Tip: Curcumin – The Bioavailability Issue

Some curcumin supplements work great. Others don't. Don't get ripped off. Here's what you need to know.