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Tip: Three Rules for Dietary Fat

Stay lean and improve your health. Follow this solid advice on dietary fat.

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Tip: Alternating Handcuff Drill

Trouble pressing overhead? It could be a mobility issue. Try this drill.

Tip: The Truth About Testosterone and Aggression

Is it your high testosterone levels that won't let you be dissed without throwing a retaliatory punch, or is it something else? Info here.

Tip: Eat Fat, But Find the Middle Ground

Don't get stuck in the extremes when figuring out your diet.

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Tip: The 50-Rep Front Squat Challenge

Aim to complete 50 reps in four minutes, breaking up the sets and rest periods as needed. Work up to using your bodyweight on the bar.

Tip: A New Way to Use Testosterone

One out of every three people in America will get some type of cancer. Here's how testosterone injections can help them fight it.

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Tip: Suspension Straps One-Arm Row

A back exercise. A core strength exercise. A much-tougher-than-it-looks exercise. Try it!

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Tip: Bent Over Lateral Raise, Back Extension Machine

This targets the glutes, hamstrings, postural muscles and, of course, the rear delts.

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Tip: GHR Bent Over Lateral Raise

This is a true multi-functional exercise. It not only works the rear delts, but it nails the entire posterior chain from head to toe.

Tip: The 30-Minute Trick for a Better Day

Make every day better. Start it by working on yourself and getting your mind right. Here's how.

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Tip: The Reverse Paused Deadlift

This technique uses a pause during the lowering portion of the rep. Great for strength development, technique improvement, and muscle growth.

Tip: The New-Exercise-Only Week

Flex your programming muscles, make your joints feel better, and accelerate progress. Here's how.

Tip: Avoid Habit Profiteers

If you're trying to lose fat, keep your distance from these things.

Tip: The 1-Minute Bodybuilding Challenge

Shake up your workouts and ignite some new muscle growth. Here's how to do it... if you can handle it.

Uncomplicated Barbell Strength

Want to boost your big three? Use CAT squats, T-shirt benches, and paused deads. Here's how.

Tip: A Strange Way to Build a Rock-Solid Core

It looks like an overhead press, but it's really one of the most brutal core exercises you can do. Check it out.

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Tip: Straight-Leg Bridges

Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.

Tip: Go Hard, Then Go Home. But Go Hard Often.

How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.

Tip: This Can Stop Fat Loss

It's a common problem that can stall fat loss and wreck your health, even if your diet is in check.

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Tip: The Towel Pull-Up

This variation of the neutral-grip pull-up really nails your grip and forearms.

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Tip: The Side-to-Side Pull-Up

Good at pull-ups? Nice. Now try this variation.

Tip: Infinity Singles for Big Triceps

The tri's respond best to heavy reps, but you have to be smart about it. Try this.

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Tip: 40 Second of Athleticism

Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.

Tip: The Misinterpreted Ab Training Study

With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.