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Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.

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Tip: The Tempo Squat

For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.

Tip: Get Better at Squatting With This Drill

Here's a move to help you fix your unstable squat. Check it out.

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Tip: Bench Press Basics

A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.

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Tip: Prevent Pulled Hamstrings

Prevent pulled hamstrings and strengthen your tendons and ligaments with this exercise.

Tip: How to Train for Brain Gains

Can you build muscle as well as brain power? Yep. Here's the type of training that has the most neuroprotective effects.

5 Ways to Improve Your Training Right Now

Immediately accelerate your training results by using these practical but under-appreciated strategies.

Tip: You Don't Have to Bench

Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.

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Tip: Weighted Core Work With A Band

A strong core is a requirement for the big lifts. Strengthen and build yours with this exercise.

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Tip: The Reverse Hyper

If you have access to this machine, you've got no excuse. Don't let your opportunity for posterior chain gains go to waste.

Tip: How to Naturally Control Anxiety

Anxiety sucks, but the side effects of anxiety drugs can ruin your workouts. Here's a natural way to calm the heck down.

Tip: Bicep Training for Powerlifters & Strongmen

You don't just want big arms, you want arms that are as strong as they look. Here's how to get them.

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Tip: The Medball Pull-up

Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.

Tip: The Squat Machine That Actually Works

Master the belt squat, build your legs, and boost your regular squat and deadlift numbers. Here's how.

Tip: This Nutrient Does It All

Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.

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Tip: The Sled Power Walk

Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.

Tip: A Better Way to Jump Squat

It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.

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Tip: The Touch-and-Go Deadlift

Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.

Tip: Train at a Higher Level With Tactical Breathing

Known as box breathing in military circles, this technique can also be used by lifters to improve performance. Check it out.

Tip: How to Avoid a Pec Tear

The bench press puts a lot of stress on the joints. Swap it for a variation that'll help you build muscle without the joint issues. Info here.

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Tip: The Inverted Pull-Up

Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.

Tip: Don't Max Out Unless You're a Powerlifter

The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.

Tip: The Exercise Most People Screw Up

Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.

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Tip: Dead-Stop Trap Bar Press

The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.

Tip: A Better Way to Military Press

It's safer on the shoulders and it'll build bigger delts than traditional overhead pressing. Take a look.