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Tip: The Recovery Intrusive Deadlift

Yes, do deadlifts. But program them wisely or you'll crash and burn. Here's why and what to do about it.

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Tip: Fix Your Technique with Paused Deadlifts

Clean up your form. Get stronger in your weakest range of motion. Smash your PR. Here's how.

Tip: The 3500-Calorie Rule is Dead

For over 60 years, the fitness industry has believed that cutting calories by 3500 results in a 1-pound loss. The industry is really, really, wrong.

Tip: A Startling Benefit of Exercise

A huge study of tens of thousands of people reveals that the upside of exercise is far more potent than we realized.

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Tip: Incline Cable Lateral Raise

Nail those shoulder-widening medial delts with this exercise.

Tip: How to Build Tension in the Deadlift

Clean up your deadlift technique and get your lats engaged with this super simple trick.

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Tip: Prone Incline Dumbbell Curl

Keep the tension on your biceps high even at the top end-range with this exercise.

Tip: 6 Unconventional Triceps Builders

It's time to do something besides rope pushdowns for your direct triceps work. Bet you haven't tried all of these.

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Tip: The Deadlift – Push, Not Pull?

We think of the deadlift as a pulling exercise, and that's true. But it's also very much a pushing exercise. Here's why.

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Tip: The Wall Squat

Use this movement blocking drill to clean up your squat form.

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Tip: Dynamic-Static Compound Set – Quads

With this TUT method, you do 8-12 reps on the leg press followed by a static hold to failure. (Reps and holds are abbreviated for demonstration purposes.)

Tip: Pump the Biceps for Growth

Can muscle pumps lead to hypertrophy? You bet they can. Try this for bigger biceps.

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Tip: Biceps 21's – A New Variation

This variation of the 21's method involves using 7 leaning curls, a 7-second isometric with a twist, then 7 full-range reps.

3 Ways to Minimize Junk Training

Here's how to cut out a lot of useless reps and get straight to the ones that produce the most muscle growth.

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Tip: The Hand Walkout

This is a great progression from the classic ab wheel rollout from the knees, especially for taller guys with long levers.

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Tip: Eccentric Overload Bench Press with PREP

NFL athlete Bryce Canady demonstrates the power rack eccentric potentiation (PREP) method of overloading a slow negative.

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Tip: Rotational Medball Throw

Exercises like this one, performed in the transverse (rotational) movement pattern, add to your overall athleticism.

Tip: The Crusher Push-Up

This is not for beginners. But if you're past that stage, this variation will crush your chest, shoulders, and triceps... in a good way.

Tip: A New Way to Build Your Pecs

Think you've tried everything? Nope. Check out this chest-building exercise.

Tip: Two Old-School Back & Biceps Builders

These classic upper-body exercises are making a comeback. Here's a quick refresher on both of them.

Tip: The Cure for Spaghetti Hamstrings

This exercise looks pretty easy. It's not.

Tip: The Achievement Hormone

A new study shows that your social status can boost this hormone and help you achieve more in the future. Check it out.

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Tip: Valslide Flye

Use Valslides or furniture sliders for this tougher-than-it-looks chest builder.

How to Get Someone to Work Out

Trying to get your significant other or a relative into the gym? Want to help a friend get motivated? Check out these 11 tips.