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Tip: The Ultimate Move For Tricep Growth

Train your triceps and protect your elbows. Build big arms and healthy joints with this pressdown variation.

Tip: Recovering? Reset your PR's

Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.

Tip: Are Phytates Killing Your Protein?

Be careful about what you eat with your protein. Here's why.

Tip: The Bro-Assisted Chest Builder

Get a training partner for this exercise. Asking for a little help is worth the big gains.

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Tip: Prone Plate Transfers

Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.

Tip: 5 Signs Your Trainer is a D-Bag

Or at least not very good at his or her job.

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Tip: Resisted Scapular Slides

A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.

Tip: Will Low-Carb Diets Kill You?

The big Harvard study suggested all you low-carb people may die before your time. Are they right?

Tip: The Efficient Lifter vs. The Effective Lifter

You're either one or the other. Figure out which and you'll be more likely to reach your goals.

Tip: The Core Exercise for Deadlifters

If you deadlift (specifically if you use a sumo stance) this should be one of your key supplemental exercises.

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Tip: Snatch-Grip Deadlift

Weak off the floor when doing standard deadlifts? Try this. Also great for upper back, traps, and rear delts.

Tip: Get Just a Bit Soft

Want to build muscle? Like a lot of muscle? Get ready to lose your abs for a while. Just do it wisely. Here's how.

Tip: The Variable Sets and Reps Method

No matter what program you're currently using, apply this strategy immediately and that program will work even better.

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Tip: Dip Iso-Holds

Build strength by using holds on dips. If you can last longer than 45 seconds, add weight.

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Tip: Dead-Stop Kneeling Ring Dips

Here's a challenging dip variation that makes you work harder on each rep, plus it feels good on banged-up shoulders.

Tip: Testosterone Levels Determine What You Buy

Science determines the role testosterone plays in your purchases, your social status, and how much action you get.

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Tip: Dip Countdowns

Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.

Tip: The Best Healthy Eating/Fat Loss Tip

Adopting this simple practice will make you lose body fat, not to mention providing you with better nutrition than you've probably ever had before.

Tip: A New Way to Build Triceps

Feel the triceps doing the work and you'll actually be able to build them. This move will get you there.

Tip: The Best Performance Hack You Aren't Using

An old bodybuilding trick might actually improve athletic performance. Ironically, it's not that great for bodybuilding. Info here.

Tip: Should You Max Out Today?

Use this handy guide before you go all-out with your next PR attempt.

Tip: Overfeeding and BMR

How to use your metabolic rate to keep the gains coming.

Tip: Cycling Sets for Size & Strength

Use this smart weekly progression method and keep the gains rolling.

Tip: The Appetite Connection

Your appetite can help you find your sweet spot when it comes to training volume. Here's how.