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Tip: A New Way to Hammer Curl

Build the forgotten muscle in your upper arms and bring up those puny forearms too with this exercise.

Tip: Start Leg Day With This Movement

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts to come.

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Tip: Squats and Body Types

The best squat style for you depends on limb length and other genetic factors. Here's a quick overview.

Tip: Better Than Triceps Pushdowns

Here's a new move that beats the snot out of your regular triceps exercises.

Tip: The Best Bodyfat Tester

It's not a scale or a set of calipers; it's a way of training. Take a look.

The 9 Worst Things About Processed Foods

You know to avoid most processed foods, but you probably don't know the whole story. A few of these will surprise you.

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Tip: The Deep Lunge Test

Can you pass this test? It'll tell you a lot about the health of your hips, and it can even help fix tightness.

Tip: Master the Athlete's Lift

Here's why you need to be doing the power clean.

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Tip: Hit Your Upper Back & Lats with Duel Cable Rows

Many strength athletes and bodybuilders have weak upper backs. This will fix them right up.

Tip: The Bad Habit That Makes You Overeat

Not only does this make you eat 385 extra calories a day, it also saps your natural testosterone. Check out the science.

Tip: Can Heat Boost Muscle Growth?

Saunas aren't just good for relaxation. It turns out your performance can improve with a little extra heat. Info here.

Tip: Is Your Warm-Up Worthless?

It could be. Here's the truth about warming up, stretching, and mobility.

Tip: The Juice That Boosts Athletic Performance

And it may even help you fight disease and live longer. Check it out.

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Tip: The Walking Lunge for Quads, Hams, and Glutes

Fix the most common problems and learn to perform it the right way to target the muscles you most want to improve.

Tip: A Good Diet Goes Goofy

It started out as a fine idea, at least for very overweight people, then things got weird.

Tip: How to Make Trashcan Chili

Follow these simple steps and make a muscle-building meal that tastes so good you'll forget it's good for you.

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Tip: Build Brute Core Strength with Suitcase Deadlifts

This is one of the best overall torso and core builders. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Safe and Effective Behind-the-Neck Pulldowns

Yes, this is a safe exercise... if you do it right. Here's exactly how.

The 10 Most Overrated Workouts and Diets

We ask our experts what training method or diet trend is the most overrated. They don't hold back. Let the butt-hurt begin.

Tip: The 3-Point Push-Up Test

Want to get the most out of push-ups? Make sure you can pass this test.

Tip: Get Your Elbows Right for Push-Ups

What's best, a wide or narrow elbow position? Neither. Here's the best push-up form to use.

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Tip: The One-Hand Dumbbell Snatch

Use this movement as a warm-up, to build more explosive power, or to get better at Olympic-style lifting.

Tip: Train Right for Your Profile Type

Find the type of training that fits your neurological and psychological profile and you'll succeed. Here's how.

Tip: Build Pecs Like A Pro

Here are the two overlooked keys for building a massive chest.