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Tip: A New Way to Build Your Traps

Not only will this exercise strengthen your traps, it'll also keep your shoulders healthy. Check it out.

Tip: A Better Way to Box Jump

This advanced exercise will build explosive power from the ground up. Check it out.

Tip: Eat These Beans to Get Lean

Beans really are the magical fruit. Well, at least one variety of beans is. Check out this science.

Tip: Do Low-Level Cardio for Recovery

Tap into your cardio-respiratory system to aid in central systemic-based recovery. Here's how.

Tip: Build Your Back With This Unique Training Method

Cluster sets are magical. Here's how to use them for pull-ups.

Tip: The First Step to Core Strength

A strong core improves all your big lifts, but most people skip this step. Here's what they're missing.

Tip: The Secret to Effective Trap Training

If you hit your traps hard and don't have much to show for it, this info is for you. Check it out.

Tip: Perform Sets Like This for Long-Term Gains

Here's a better way to plan your sets and reps that prevents burnout and leads to more size and strength gains.

Tip: Add a Booster Workout to Your Week

It doesn't matter if your main goal is to get bigger, get stronger, or get ripped. This "booster" session will get you there faster. Check it out.

Tip: Use Dumbbells For This Proven Backside Builder

You've done this posterior chain exercise with a bar, but this variation with dumbbells is even better. Take a look.

Tip: Don't Forget Your Micros

Sure, the macros – protein, carbohydrate and fat – are important, but bodybuilders shouldn't overlook micronutrients. Here's why.

Tip: Lift Longer, Run Longer With This Compound

This legal substance burns fat and builds muscle. And now new research shows it increases muscle endurance, too. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Warming Up Like a Scrawny Jogger

For weight training workouts, warm-up with movement and address restrictions later. Here's how it's done.

Tip: Fix Your Push-Up Form, Save Your Face

Here's the simplest way to hone in on the ideal push-up mechanics.

Tip: A Better Way to Row

Build a bigger back with this new twist on the seated row. Take a look.

Tip: Build Biceps & Abs With the Inverted Curl

Target two muscles groups with just one super-effective exercise. Here's how.

Tip: Don't Just Get Tired. Get Better.

This is one of the most important lessons you can learn when it comes to choosing a workout plan or a coach. Check it out.

Tip: Forget the IT Band

Foam rolling the IT band is popular, but it's not doing what you think it's doing. Here's what's really going on, plus a better method.

Tip: Train to Failure, Conservatively

Lifting until you can't do another rep can build muscle, but only if you plan it wisely. Here are the details you need to know.

Tip: De-Stress and Boost Recovery in 3 Minutes

Stress kills. Even worse, it really interferes with getting jacked. Try this technique to squash anxiety fast.

Tip: Know How Often to Train

How often should you hit it hard in the gym? That depends on a few things. Here's what you need to keep in mind.

Tip: Burn Until You're Big

Good news: This hypertrophy training technique works fast. Bad news: It feels like your muscles are on fire. Try it if you dare.

Tip: The Simplest Deadlift Fix

This easy trick will fix your deadlift form and help you pull bigger numbers. Take a look.

Tip: The Worst Way to Stretch Your Chest

Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.