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The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.

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Tip: When Should You Train? Morning or Evening?

Science shows there's a definite advantage to one, but it all depends on how long you've been training.

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Tip: Self Myofascial Release for Anterior Delt & Pec Major

Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.

Tip: Something Dumb Personal Trainers Do

Either they're trying to look more advanced than they are or they're just trying something they saw on TV. Either way, this is bad business.

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Tip: Curls with 3-Second Negatives

The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.

Tip: Two Lifts for Real Athletic Strength

Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.

Tip: Pros and Cons of Training to Failure

It's the most important key to muscle growth. And it'll fry your CNS and lead to injury. Wait, which is it? A little of both. Here's why.

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Tip: Popover Push-Up

And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.

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Tip: Hip Thrusts in a Rack

Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.

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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: 25 Reps for Bigger Legs

When you walk into a room, do people think you're riding a stork? If so, here's the workout method you need.

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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.

6 Workout Mantras That Mostly Suck

There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.

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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: The Anderson Squat

This classic strength training method has you starting the lift from the bottom with the concentric portion of the movement.

Tip: The Return of Long Duration Cardio?

Boring old cardio has some benefits that HIIT does not. And it doesn't have to be boring. Check this out.

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.

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.

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Tip: Hip Extension and the Hip Thrust

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

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Tip: Vertical Pallof Press

Think of this exercise as a kind of standing ab rollout. Great for overall core strength.

Tip: Is Cryotherapy Actually Effective?

When it comes to muscle recovery, does freezing your glutes off actually work? Here's what two studies discovered.

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Tip: The Barbell Ab Rollout

Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.

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Tip: The Modified Pike

Place your elbows on a bench and allow a bit of bending in the knees for better activation and results.

Tip: An Inconvenient Truth About Your Diet

Just about any body composition problem you have is a diet problem, not a training problem. Here's why that's a tough pill to swallow.

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Tip: Standing Neck Supported Barbell Shrug

Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.