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Shoulder-shocker

Tip: The Shoulder Shocker

This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

Tip: Do Your Workout in Reverse

This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.

8 Things Coaches Have Changed Their Minds About

If a coach never updates his ideas, he's probably a crappy coach. Here's what several experts have changed their minds about.

Tip: The 4-Second Negative

Try this to improve the quality of your workout or bounce back from an injury.

Tip: Parkinson's Law and Effective Workouts

Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.

Tip: Make Your Low Back and Knees Feel Better

Add one drill to your warm-up and one exercise to your workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: Marriage, Weight Gain, and Happiness

The science of the ripple effect, plus some controversial research on why couples either get fat or stay lean.

17 Not-So-Obvious Signs That Your Form Sucks

Everyone thinks they use great form. They don't. Here are some weird ways your body is telling you your form sucks.

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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: Hit Your Abs and Chest With One Exercise

All you need is big balls. Actually, just one big ball. Check it out.

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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.

Tip: Do This Before Heavy Squats

Fire up your central nervous system and recruit a monster amount of muscle fibers with this movement.

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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.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Athletes

Close grip or traditional grip? If an athlete wants to transfer strength into power, here's what science says is the best choice.

Power-shrug

Tip: Power Shrug

Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.

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Tip: Peterson Step-Up

Finish off leg day with these. Looks easy, but your quads will be on fire.

Tip: Scam – Grass-Fed, GH-Free Protein Powders

These expensive protein powders aren't giving you anything you won't get from non-grass fed, non-organic protein powders. Here's why.

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Tip: Dragon Flag Progressions

Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.

Tip: Are You Training or Doing Tricks?

Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.

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.

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Tip: Bulgarian Split Squat

The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.

Tip: Train Glutes While Defying Gravity

This new version of an age-old powerlifting exercise will really sizzle that backside.

Tip: The Forbidden Food for Healthy Hearts

People were once told to avoid this food. No more. In fact, eating a few of them every day is good for your ticker.