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This quick warm-up will you get you ready for just about any type of upper body training.

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Tip: Stability-Ball Tri-Set

Try this ab-focused tri-set: stability-ball arch, straight-arm rollout and pike/push-up combo. Great for a crowded gym.

Tip: Train Between Extremes

There are two ways people like to think about their workouts. Neither lead to progress. Here's the smart way to approach hard training.

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Tip: Loaded Lat Stretch for Shoulder Flexion

Use this weighted drill to open up your lats and improve overhead mobility and shoulder health.

Tip: A Vitamin for Headaches, A Drug For Sociopaths

Science reveals a new way to prevent headaches. Plus the common headache drug to avoid so you don't act like a douche nozzle.

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Tip: 3 Drills to Prime Your Body for Squats

Add these drills to your warm-up on leg day for smoother, safer squats and lunges.

Tip: The Romanian Deadlift, Improved

The RDL is a staple lift, but not if you suck at it. Here's how to make it work for you.

Tip: The Good and Bad of Bodybuilding

Competitive bodybuilding can bring out the best and worst in people. Here's something to think about.

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Tip: Close-Grip Floor Press With Chains

Ramp up the floor press with chains, which overload the top portion of the movement that hits the triceps. NFL athletes Larry Pinkard and Adrian Hubbard demonstrate here.

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Tip: Compound Set Combo Curls

Do 4 sets of 15 reps. On the first 10 reps of a set, do normal curls. On the last 5 reps of each set, switch to hammer curls.

Tip: Trigger Homeostatic Disruption, Sometimes

Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.

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Tip: The Banded Shoulder Press

Have a hard time building delts? Try this simple yet effective shoulder press using a band for accommodating resistance.

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Tip: Banded GHR Sit-Ups

Add a band and use a slow, controlled, partial range of motion to keep tension on the abs.

Tip: Do the Opposite

In training and in life, the majority seldom gets it right. Maybe it's time to do things differently.

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Tip: The Child's Pose For Athletes

Improve upper back rotation and posture with this simple drill. Do 10 reps per side twice a day.

Tip: Fake Natties Are Unethical Losers

Time to call out those punks who can't handle playing by the rules.

Tip: Get Your Head Out of Your Science-Butt

Stop panicking about natural and unnatural chemicals in food. Here's why.

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Tip: Press Outs for Abs

This variation of the ab rollout is intense because you spend more time in the toughest part of the movement.

Tip: Combat Muscle Loss With This Fat

Catabolism is the enemy. Here's an easy way to smack it down.

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Tip: The Loaded Barbell Rollout

If you can do dozens of regular ab wheel rollouts, try this method for even better core strength.

Tip: The Top 3 Myths About Testosterone

It's time to dispel some of the media scare stories you've heard about testosterone replacement therapy.

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Tip: The Barbell Rollout

Ditch the ab wheel and give this a shot. It's more challenging due to the increased range of motion.

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Tip: Trigger Point Technique For Posterior Shoulder

Place a firm ball under the posterior delt. Lift the arm for 15 to 45 seconds.

Tip: Do Steroids Make You Ignorant?

These are the drawbacks most people never talk about. So let's talk about them. Read this before you hit the needle.

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Tip: Face Pull With Underhand Grip

Go lighter and slower with this underhand variation of the face pull. This version of the exercise is better as a corrective or activation drill.