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Tip: Two New Ways Build Upper Body Strength

Get stronger overhead and add slabs of muscle to your shoulders with these advanced techniques.

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Tip: How to Do Proper One-Arm Push-Ups

The single-arm push-up is one the most complete exercises you can do... if you know how to do it right. Here's how it should look.

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Tip: The No-Kettlebell KB Swing

The kettlebell swing is a great exercise. Here's how to do it without a kettlebell that's even better.

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Tip: The Anti-Rotation Press

This core exercise will nail your obliques and even your glutes. No chain? Use a rope or a bar.

Tip: The Only Good Smith Machine Exercise

This crazy-looking training method will improve your bench press strength.

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.

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Tip: Drive the Bus for Bigger Delts

This odd-looking exercise puts the whole deltoid group under constant tension and works angles that aren't normally trained.

Tip: The Food That Improves Your Thinking

Research shows that these foods may clear the cobwebs and improve your mental performance.

Tip: Boost Your Deadlift With This Exercise

If your deadlift gets stuck halfway up, this accessory exercise will help unstick it.

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Tip: Can You Handle the Medball Tri-Set?

Hit your abs, triceps, and chest. All you need is a medicine ball.

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Tip: Try the Weighted Single-Arm Plank

There's the standard plank exercise, the tougher one-arm plank, and then there's this – one of the toughest variations in existence.

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Tip: The Seated Cable Shrug

Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.

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Tip: The T-Bench Chest Press

This technique improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Master the Chin-Up Shrug

Build your traps and upper back with bodyweight. Here's how.

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Tip: Master the Foam Roller Chest Press

Build your chest and improve your lifting mechanics with this bench press variation.

How to Build a Stubborn-Ass Muscle

Got a hard-to-grow body part or weak muscle group? Here's how 7 of our experts brought theirs up.

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Tip: The Standing Kettlebell Shrug

Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.

Tip: A New Way to Build Stubborn Lats

It's not a new exercise, but a better way to do pulldowns that will turn on muscle growth fast. Check it out.

Tip: Trigger Biceps Growth With Spider Curls

Nail the under-stimulated portion of your biceps and you'll add size fast. Here's how.

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Tip: Nail Your Middle and Lower Traps

To prevent imbalances, don't forget to train the part of your traps that you can't see in the mirror. Here's how.

Tip: Lift With Two, Lower With One

This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Scientific Reason Women Need to Go Heavy

How heavy? Here's the science.

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Tip: The Head-Off Chest Press

Build more strength and hit your pecs harder with this simple but challenging adjustment.

Tip: Two Ways to Ramp Up Your Chest Training

If your goal is hypertrophy, use these techniques the next time you do dumbbell bench presses.