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Tip: Do Clap Push-Ups Before Heavy Chest Work

A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.

Tip: Go Heavy to Retain Muscle

Here's why doing high reps during diet phases can backfire, and why it's best to keep it heavy even when cutting.

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Tip: Towel Bent Row

This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.

Tip: Master the Hip Clean

Here's a great movement for the beginner Olympic lifter or for anyone who wants to build some impressive traps.

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Tip: The J Rope Pull

Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.

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Tip: Thick Grip Neutral Pull-Ups

Strengthen your grip by doing your pull-ups or chin-ups with a thick grip attachment or a couple of towels.

Tip: Low Fat vs. Low Carb For Fat Loss

What's better for improved body composition? One study says it might not be what you think it is.

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Tip: The Right Grip for the Barbell Ab Rollout

To keep your shoulders healthy, always use a shoulder-width grip or slightly narrower on this great core exercise.

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Tip: Bench Press from Pins

Build strength and power by starting your bench press from a dead-start position. Here's how.

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Tip: Seated Overhead Pin Press

Build more overhead strength using this concentric-based movement.

Tip: Do This to Make Cardio Fun

Scientists figured out a way to make us look forward to high-intensity cardio. No, really. Check it out.

Tip: Mix This Into Your Food and Lose Fat

Boost insulin sensitivity and fat-burning hormones with this seed.

Tip: The 10-Second Test for Overhead Efficiency

Test your mobility, stability, and strength with this overhead exercise.

DNA Gains

New research shows that one type of training may decrease cellular aging and DNA damage, but another type may increase it.

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Tip: The Weighted Muscle-Up

Once you master the muscle-up, progress by adding weight just as you would a pull-up.

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Tip: Tibialis Anterior Raise

For complete development, don't forget the front of the calves.

Tip: 3 Oddball Exercises to Boost Your Bench Press

Build better shoulder and back stability and your bench numbers will blow up. Here's what to do.

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Tip: Use This Trick for Perfect Push-Ups

The most common push-up mistake is letting the hips sag. Here's a simple cue to fix that problem instantly.

Tip: Skip These Foods, Suffer More Mental Distress

Two foods will boost your mood and mental health, depending on how old you are. Here are the foods to focus on and when.

Tip: Build Your Rep Strength, Build More Muscle

Chances are, if muscle growth has stopped it's because you adopted too many fancy techniques instead of just getting stronger. Here's what to do.

Tip: Does Foam Rolling Have to Hurt?

Turns out, more pain doesn't equal more gain. Here's the latest science.

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Tip: Hip Extension and the Hip Thrust

Get better results from the butt-building hip thrust with these tips.

Tip: The Cure for Ugly Overhead Presses

Balance your shoulders and learn to brace to dominate the barbell press. Here's exactly how to do it.

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Tip: The Medball Ab Rollout

This tough rollout variation will nail your core and your lats. Do 3 to 6 sets of 5 to 8 rolls.