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Tip: To Get Lean, Destroy Your Setbacks

Lose that last 10 pounds of fat. Identify exactly what's holding you back and devise a strategy. Here's how.

These Coaches and Pros Are Pissed

We ask our experts a simple question: What's really grinding your gears right now in the fitness world? Check it out. They didn't hold back.

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Tip: Neutral Grip Single-Arm Dumbbell Bench Press

If you can bench press two 90 pound dumbbells, you should be able to single-arm bench press a 90 pound dumbbell. If not, your core is too weak.

Tip: Kinky Lifting for Kinesthetic Awareness

Does lifting blindfolded (or with your eyes closed) really improve performance? Here's the science.

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Tip: The Zercher Squat and Box Squat

Build your legs, strengthen your core and upper back, and improve mental toughness with this squat variation.

Tip: Two Amino Acids That Control Appetite

Eat more foods that contain these aminos and you'll get full faster and avoid gaining fat. Here's the list.

Tip: Don't Lose Muscle While Dieting

If you don't eat a certain amount of protein while dieting, you'll lose as much muscle as fat. Here's how many grams to shoot for.

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Tip: Bi-Phasic Stretching For The Calves

Got restricted calves and ankles? Do this after your foam rolling and soft tissue work.

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Tip: Half-Kneeling Dorsiflexion Range of Motion Screen

Got an ugly squat? It could be your ankle mobility. Here's how to test it.

American Men: As Fertile as Dead Hamsters

Sperm counts have declined 59%. Here's why you should care, even if you're not ready to make babies.

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Tip: Bottom-Up Bulgarian Split Squat

To get results from this exercise, you must build a stable base. One way to do that is with the bottom-up variation. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Overhead Squat

Overhead squats will improve your regular back squat technique and patterning.

Tip: Build Explosive Power With This Piece of Crap

This much-maligned piece of gym equipment can do something no other machine can do. Check this out.

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Tip: Isolateral Kettlebell Squat and Curl

Boost tension, cellular swelling, and create occlusion with this curl variation.

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Tip: Banded Face Pull and Floor Press

Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.

Tip: The Glute and Ham Exercise You've Never Tried

Make this posterior chain staple work even better with this simple modification.

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Tip: Seated Leg Curl to Banded Stiff-Legged Dead

This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.

The Real CrossFit Fight

An unholy alliance of certification and soda companies is threatening to pull fitness back into the dark ages. CrossFit is fighting back.

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Tip: Seated Snatches

Light up your traps and delts with this simplified variation of the barbell snatch.

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Tip: Cable Hip Belt Squats

Looks odd, but it's brutal on the quads due to the constant tension, even at the top of the rep.

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Tip: Stability Ball Neck Bridges

Protect your neck. Here are some great exercises for athletes to build and strength the neck.

Tip: What You Don't Know About Overtraining

Are you overtraining? That depends a lot on one important factor. Check it out.

Tip: Avoid the Carb Cults

It's time to relax and use some common sense when it comes to carbohydrates. Here's a reality check.