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Tip: Mass Gain 101

Here's the smart way to adjust your diet and your training for your next bulking phase.

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Tip: Pistol Squat Hold with Leg Exchange

Already good at pistol squats? Showoff. Now try this advanced variation.

Tip: Skinny Guys with Fat Guy Problems

Those naturally lean guys who can eat anything without getting fat are still at risk of killer diseases. Here's the common food that's causing it.

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Tip: The Zercher Good Morning

Bulletproof your posterior chain with this good morning variation. Also works great for opening up your hips.

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Tip: Continuous Tension Hack Squat

To get the most growth in your quads when using the hack squat, don't lock out at the top.

Tip: To Get Lean, Destroy Your Setbacks

Lose that last 10 pounds of fat. Identify exactly what's holding you back and devise a strategy. Here's how.

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Tip: Pistol Squat From the Bottom Up

Ramp up the difficulty of the pistol squat with this variation.

Tip: Burn More Calories Outside of the Gym

Here's how to boost your energy expenditure and track it.

These Coaches and Pros Are Pissed

We ask our experts a simple question: What's really grinding your gears right now in the fitness world? Check it out. They didn't hold back.

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Tip: Hand Walkouts

Train your core anywhere with this exercise. Add a weight vest to make it tougher. Do it from your knees if it's too difficult.

Tip: Make Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies

Even if you're tired of pumpkin, you'll love these. They're packed with protein too.

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Tip: The Zercher Squat and Box Squat

Build your legs, strengthen your core and upper back, and improve mental toughness with this squat variation.

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Tip: Smith Machine Dead-Stop Barbell Row

This Smith machine has its uses, like with this dead-stop drop set for back.

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Tip: 3-Way Ankle Joint Mobilization

If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.

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Tip: Mobilize Ankle Joints With End Range Oscillations

If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Calves

Sequence these corrective drills in this order and you'll get better results from each. Try it before your next lower body workout.

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Tip: Forearm Flexor Mechanical Drop Set

With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.

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Tip: Anti-Rollouts

This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.

Tip: The Worst Time to Stretch

Here's when to stretch for best results, plus an overview of the targeted dynamic warm-up method.

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Tip: Slow Motion Pull-Ups

These increase tension and build a strong mind-muscle connection. Shoot for no more than 5 reps per set. If you can get more, go slower.

Tip: Eat More Steak, Chicken Skin, and Bacon

New research shows that medicine has been wrong about fat intake and lifespan. Check this out.

Tip: 4 Foam Roller Drills For Heavy Pressers

These upper body drills will get you ready to press heavy. Check 'em out.

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Tip: Half Sit-Up Press

Hit your chest and abs at the same time with this tough exercise.

Tip: Pre-Activation Drills for Strong Glutes

Do you have gluteal amnesia? Here's how to wake up your butt for better workouts.