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There's the standard plank exercise, the tougher one-arm plank, and then there's this – one of the toughest variations in existence.

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Tip: The Seated Cable Shrug

Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.

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Tip: Master the Chin-Up Shrug

Build your traps and upper back with bodyweight. Here's how.

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Tip: Master the Foam Roller Chest Press

Build your chest and improve your lifting mechanics with this bench press variation.

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Tip: The Standing Kettlebell Shrug

Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.

Tip: Careful, 'Roids Make You Forget Stuff

We know what performance-enhancing drugs can do for your muscles, but what about your mind? A new study has some answers.

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Tip: Build Arms With The Underhand Row

When you do rows with a supinated grip, there's a greater overload stimulus on the biceps and you turn regular barbell rows into an arm AND back-builder.

Tip: Drop, Fail, Grow

First recruit all the muscle fibers you can, then fatigue them for massive gains. Here's how.

Tip: A New Exercise for Big Shoulders

Build your delts AND keep them healthy with this challenging new exercise.

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Tip: Squat Jumps for More Muscle Recruitment

Recruit more muscle, wake up your nervous system, and get more athletic. Squat jumps bridge the gap between jumping in sport and squatting in the gym.

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Tip: Do Broad Jumps for Explosiveness

Become a better athlete. Broad jumps are awesome for developing explosive horizontal hip power and athleticism.

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Tip: 4 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press

Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.

Tip: No Pain, All Gain

Pain vs. discomfort in the gym. Here's why you better know the difference.

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Tip: Do Ball Slams Before You Lift

Ball slams will help you recruit more muscle fibers. This means you'll be able to go heavier and build more muscle during your regular weight training.

Tip: It's Lifting. Not a Nursery Rhyme.

Train insane or remain the same? Makes a catchy slogan, but it's ultimately a dumb idea. Here's why.

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Tip: The Bodyweight Triceps Extension

Blast those puny triceps and strengthen your core with one exercise.

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Tip: The Super Slow Chin-Up

Build your grip strength, forearms, and biceps with only one rep of this move. Check it out.

Tip: Build Better Lats With Cables

In this case, a machine is better than free weights. Check this out.

Tip: Do This First, Trigger More Muscle Growth

Tap into Type II muscle fibers first in your workout and turn on growth. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Front Squat & Deadlift Challenge

Want to get in your cardio? Skip the treadmill and get in the squat rack instead.

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Tip: Do Fall-Outs for Core Strength

Nail your abs and upper body with fall-outs. Here's how.

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Tip: Build Wide Delts with the Iso-Dynamic Lateral Raise

Finish off your shoulder workout with this effective (but painful) exercise technique.

Tip: A Simple Trick for Better Forearms

Do your wrist curls like this for Popeye forearms.

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Tip: The Tempo Manipulation Shoulder Blast

Amit Sapir, world record holding powerlifter and pro bodybuilder, shows you his favorite way to build delts.

This Is Why You're Not Jacked

If you want to build muscle, you have to turn on your mind-muscle connection. Here are 5 training strategies that do it.