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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tip: Vertical Pallof Press

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

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Tip: The Body Saw

Nail your core and strengthen your serratus with this tougher-than-it-looks exercise.

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Tip: Supine Band Shoulder External Rotation

Rotator cuff work keeps your shoulders healthy. Coach Tumminello discusses why a popular exercise doesn't do the trick and shows you a better one.

Tip: Age Makes No Difference in Recovery Rates

Science shows that recovery rates stay fairly consistent in the young and old(er). Take a look.

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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: V-Sit Crunch

This bent-knee variation works best for most people because it keeps the hip flexors from taking over.

10 Lessons from the Strength Legends

To make progress, look to the past. Here are the best training and lifestyle lessons from legendary bodybuilders, strongmen, and coaches.

Tip: Eating Crap For 2 Weeks Won't Affect You

A new study shows the surprising effects of eating nothing but McDonald's food.

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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: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Incline Row

Build more muscle by holding the top dumbbell isometrically between reps.

Tip: A Very Different Way to Deadlift

This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Bench Press

Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.

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Tip: Ball False-Grip Drill

Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.

Tip: The Best Steak for Lifters

What's the best cut for the health-conscious bodybuilder? Check this out.

Tip: The Craziest Looking Grip Strength Exercise

Looks weird, but it's great for crushing strength and forearm size.

Tip: Are You Dedicated or Disturbed?

Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.

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Tip: Banded Supine Row

Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.

Tip: The 15 Second Core Workout

If you can do this exercise for 15 seconds per set, you're pretty awesome. Check it out.

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Tip: One-Arm Push-Up Tutorial

Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: Fitness Gone Too Far

When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.